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In baseball, you can't try harder, you have to try easier. Instead of squeezing the sawdust out of the bat, you have to hold it like your child.

Matthew Derrick "Matt" Williams
Cleveland Indians
3B

That's the nicest thing a returning player could ever ask for. It shows how classy the New York Fans are. It gave me a warm feeling inside.

On the standing ovation he received on his first return to Yankee Stadium.

6-3-98
Wade Anthony Boggs
Tampa Bay Devil Rays
3B
HOF 2005

Bergen Record S-3

I didn't get over 1300 walks without knowing the strike zone.

On being ejected for the first time in the 17th year of his career for arguing a called third strike.

Wade Anthony Boggs
Tampa Bay Devil Rays
3B
HOF 2005

Different people, different backgrounds, different ideals... We walk in different doors at the beginning of the day, and we walk out of different doors at the end of the day. But when it is time to go out on that field, we all go through the same door.

Scott Bruce Rolen
Philadelphia Phillies
3B

If I stay healthy, I have a chance to collect three thousand hits and one thousand errors.

George Howard Brett
Kansas City Royals
3B
HOF 1999

Born? Hell, Babe Ruth wasn't born. He fell from a tree.

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Dugan
New York Yankees
3B

It's always the same -- Combs walks, Koening singles, Ruth hits one out of the park, Gehrig doubles, Lazzeri triples. Then Dugan goes in the dirt on his can.

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Dugan
New York Yankees
3B

This is nothing. I've got nine writers standing here. McGwire had 200 writers when he had 30 home runs.

On being the first player to hit 400 home runs and steal 400 bases.

Barry Lamar Bonds
San Francisco Giants
3B

When you think about it, a home run is a mistake. The idea is to hit the ball hard, on a line, so the defense can't react to it. Hit it high in the air, which is how most home runs are hit, and most of the time it will be caught. It's a mistake.

Matthew Derrick "Matt" Williams
Cleveland Indians
3B

This is the type of thing that as a kid you dream about. Something I've done in my backyard a hundred times. And you never know if you're going to get the opportunity to do it.

On hitting the game winning home run in Game 3 of the 1998 World Series. Brosius went on to win the 1998 World Series MVP.

Scott David Brosius
New York Yankees
3B

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