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They give you a round bat, and they throw you a round ball. And they tell you to hit it square.

On hitting.

Wilver Dornel "Willie" Stargell
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF

I remember one game I got five hits and stole five bases, but none of it was written down because they forgot to bring the scorebook to the game that day.

James "Cool Papa" Bell
Homestead Grays
OF

It actually giggles at you as it goes by.

On Phil Niekro's knuckleball.

Robert James "Rick" Monday
Los Angeles Dodgers
OF

I was only halfway to the record and it seemed like it took me a long time. I feel like that one will never be broken. That record will never be touched.

On Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak, after Anderson's streak ended at 28 games.

Garret Joseph Anderson
Anaheim Angels
OF

If I'd just tried for them dinkie singles I could've batted around six hundred.

George Herman "Babe" Ruth
New York Yankees
OF

He isn't much to look at, and he looks like he's doing everything wrong, but he can hit. He got a couple of hits off us on wild pitches.

On Yogi Berra.

Melvin Thomas "Mel" Ott
New York Giants
OF

I hit an inside-the-park home run! I beat it out! Can you believe that?

Huffing and puffing as he came back to the dugout in Detroit's Navin Field among the cheering and laughter of his teammates when he hit his 27th and only inside-the-park homer of the season on July 8, 1927, the year he hit his record 60 home runs

George Herman "Babe" Ruth
New York Yankees
OF
From the 8/24/98 issue of Sports Illustrated magazine

I really like to do my best. Being a girl or not does not matter to me.

On playing in the 1998 Little League World Series.

Sayaka Tsushima
Kashima, Japan Kashima
OF

Think. Don't just swing. Think about the pitcher, what he threw you last time up, his best pitch, who's up next. Think.

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams
Boston Red Sox
OF

They can't get any rougher on us unless they show up with Uzis.

On the New York fans, before playing Game 6 of the 1998 ALCS.

David Christopher Justice
Cleveland Indians
OF

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