58 quotes found searching on Position: 1B
I owe him a lot. Nobody would know how good I was at digging balls out of the dirt if it wasn't for him and all those bad throws.
No one can stop a home run. No one can understand what it really is, unless you have felt it in your own hands and body. As the ball makes its high, long arc beyond the playing field, the diamond and the stands suddenly belong to one man. In that brief, brief time, you are free of all demands and complications.
868 Career Home Runs
Of course you can. You could trade him to the New York Yankees for Tino Martinez and Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada and El Duque. Yeah, that's a pretty good trade, isn't it?
He threw one in my wheelhouse, and being the power hitter that I am, I hit it over the fence like I usually do.
If you're cold, you can have a bad week in one day.
Baseball, shit. It gets in your blood like a snakebite, and unless you get someone to suck out the venom, you're dead.
Sioux City Explorers
In the independent Northern League
You can shake a dozen glove men out of a tree, but the bat separates the men from the boys.
When I step up to the plate, I consider a man on first to already be in scoring position.
I've always said that's the ultimate place to play baseball. It's the sports capital of the world. It doesn't get any better than that.
I respect Roger Clemens and he was a great teammate but I don't particularly think that what he did was right. He probably wouldn't do it again. You know, you get in the heat of the battle and you do some pretty dumb things sometimes. I know I did.
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