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Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher I ever saw. He always pitches when the other team doesn't score any runs.

James Timothy "Tim" McCarver
St. Louis Cardinals
Catcher

If I were catching blindfolded, I'd always know when it was Foxx who connected. He hit the ball harder than anyone else.

Speaking of the Athletics' slugging infielder Jimmie Foxx

William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey
New York Yankees
Catcher

I was thinking of making a comeback until I pulled a muscle -- vacuuming.

On how he felt about Carlton Fisk breaking his record for career home runs by a catcher

Johnny Lee Bench
Cincinnati Reds
Catcher

A homer a day will boost my pay.

Josh Gibson
Pittsburgh Crawfords
Catcher

You know Earl. He's not happy unless he's not happy.

On Earl Weaver and his complaining to umpires

Elrod Jerome Hendricks
Baltimore Orioles
Catcher

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.

Curtis Thomas "Curt" Simmons
Philadelphia Phillies
Catcher

I wasn't trying to show anybody up. It just takes me a long time to get around the bases. By the time I got to shortstop I was exhausted.

On being accused of running out a home run too slowly.

Mark Alan Parent
Philadelphia Phillies
Catcher

When Steve and I die, we are going to be buried in the same cemetery, sixty feet, six inches apart.

Relating to himself and former batterymate Steve Carlton

James Timothy "Tim" McCarver
St. Louis Cardinals
Catcher

I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson. He told me to get back behind the batter; that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit.

James Timothy "Tim" McCarver
St. Louis Cardinals
Catcher
Contributed by: A Dodger Fan

One thing anyone can go through is a slump. Unless you're Greg Maddux, it's going to happen to everybody.

Michael Joseph Piazza
New York Mets
Catcher

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