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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.

On Shawon Dunston

Mark Eugene Grace
Chicago Cubs
1B

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.

Sadaharu Oh
Tokyo Giants
1B
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?

Whether the Cubs could improve themselves by trading Sammy Sosa

June, 2000
Mark Eugene Grace
Chicago Cubs
1B

He threw one in my wheelhouse, and being the power hitter that I am, I hit it over the fence like I usually do.

Taking a ride on the sarcasm train after hitting his eighth home run of the season

July 25, 2000
Mark Eugene Grace
Chicago Cubs
1B

If you're cold, you can have a bad week in one day.

On double-headers and the prospect of going 0 for 8 in one afternoon being harder on the psyche than two consecutive days of 0 for 4

Gregory Lee "Greg" Walker
Chicago White Sox
1B

Baseball, shit. It gets in your blood like a snakebite, and unless you get someone to suck out the venom, you're dead.

Kevin Garner
Sioux City Explorers
1B
independent Northern League

You can shake a dozen glove men out of a tree, but the bat separates the men from the boys.

Dale Long
Washington Senators
1B

When I step up to the plate, I consider a man on first to already be in scoring position.

Mo Vaughn
Anaheim Angels
1B

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.

On coming into Yankee Stadium to play Game 3 in the 2000 Divisional Series

Jason Giambi
Oakland Athletics
1B

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.

On the broken bat incident, Game 2 2000 World Series.

William Joseph "Bill" Buckner
Boston Red Sox
1B

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