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We're 24 morons and a Mormon.

Describing the Phillies when Dale Murphy joined the team.

John Martin Kruk
Philadelphia Phillies
1B

It's amazing that fans want to see me play. It's kind of scary. I guess that's what is wrong with our society.

On being chosen an All-Star starter in '93

John Martin Kruk
Philadelphia Phillies
1B

I'd rather have my leg cut-off than do that all day. You just hope it hits your bat in a good spot.

On hitting a knuckleball.

John Martin Kruk
Philadelphia Phillies
1B

I try to dumb down out there. They tell you to stay within yourself, so that's what I do. Mentally, I'm not gonna out-think myself to often.

On hitting.

John Martin Kruk
Philadelphia Phillies
1B

If someone wants to play and is fiddling with $11 million, that shows he doesn't want to play very much. I'm from the old school - you've got to prove yourself in the big leagues, and that's where you make your money.

On J.D. Drew's demand of a eleven million dollar signing bonus upon being drafted.

Mark David McGwire
St. Louis Cardinals
1B

The only way you can get along with newspaperman is to say something one minute and something different the next.

Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg
Detroit Tigers
1B

I'd rather be in a prison cell with Mike Tyson, and let him beat my butt all day long, than go through that again.

On the last place '92 season

John Martin Kruk
Philadelphia Phillies
1B
Contributed by: A Baseball Fan

I wanted to kill Mitch. But they told me I couldn't, it was illegal.

On Mitch Williams, after the Phillies closer blew a save and the game stretched on for 6 hours.

John Martin Kruk
Philadelphia Phillies
1B
Contributed by: A Baseball Fan

The greatest player I ever saw was a black man. His name is Martin Dihigo. I played with him in Santo Domingo in winter ball in 1943. I thought I was having a pretty good year myself down there and they were walking him to get to me.

On Martin Dihigo, a Cuban, elected to the Hall of Fame in 1977.

John Robert "Johnny" Mize
New York Giants
1B

I would think I drive most hitting coaches crazy. During one single at-bat I used six different stances on six pitches. Oh yeah, I also struck out. So what do I know?

John Martin Kruk
Philadelphia Phillies
1B
Contributed by: A baseball fan

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