194 quotes found searching on Position: Manager
Any individual who wouldn't listen to Rod Carew talk about hitting needs to have his head screwed on a different way.
To me, you're talking about two of the best gunfighters in the old West.
Today's players are only going to do what makes them more money. The agent tells his player what management is looking for and what his player is noted for. Most times it's not for hitting triples. You're either a singles hitter, a doubles hitter or a home run hitter. You never hear anyone say, 'That guy's a triples hitter.' I don't know of too many arbitration cases that have been won because the guy could hit triples.
He might be the best catcher I've ever seen. He could retire right now and go into the Hall of Fame. Johnny Bench had more power, but Bench never had this guy's quickness.
I would be the laughingstock of the league if I took the best left-handed pitcher in the league and put him in the outfield.
Contributed by: Nick Johnson
Baseball is like church. Many attend, but few understand.
New York Mets
Contributed by: Aaron Spiezer
I'd rather catch him.
These guys play like they get paid by the hour.
I'm telling you, nothing destroys a clubhouse more than bad chemistry. Nothing.
You have to be patient and let the natural progress happen. Sometimes you might have to be overqualified. We're so accustomed to rushing guys to the big leagues, then they falter and go back down to Triple A and lose their confidence.
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