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When I look in the mirror, I look at the enemy. There is no one to blame for this but myself. I should have bought myself a mirror a long time ago.

Upon his return to the majors after a 1999 drug suspension

Darryl Strawberry
New York Yankees
OF

They can't kick you out of the Hall of Fame, can they?

After the 1999 season, on the risks of possibly being selected to manage the Cubs, who finished the season with the second-worst record in the league followed by the dismissal of their manager

Billy Leo Williams
Chicago Cubs
OF

If I can't live off $12-million, there are serious problems.

Taking a shot at Texas Rangers OF Juan Gonzalez's refusing a contract similar to his $12-million-a-year deal

Larry Walker
Colorado Rockies
OF

Well, no matter how lucrative my career may get from here on, I can tell you it won't last one day longer than necessary. Nobody's going to have to rip the uniform off my back. I can hardly wait for the time when I'll be in a position to do that myself.

With reference to his terrifying fear of flying and a preference for family life taking the fun out of playing baseball despite winning the American League MVP the preceding season and having the most RBIs in the majors (667) from 1954 through 1959

Spring, 1959
Jackie Jensen
Boston Red Sox
OF

Every time I look at my pocketbook, I see Jackie Robinson.

Willie Howard Mays
San Francisco Giants
OF
a.k.a. Say-Hey Kid

Contributed by: Robert Ford

Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else.  This is the nature of man and the name of the game.

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams
Boston Red Sox
OF
Contributed by: Robert Ford

They throw the ball, I hit it; they hit the ball, I catch it.

Willie Howard Mays
San Francisco Giants
OF
a.k.a. Say-Hey Kid

Contributed by: Robert Ford

My primary goal is to win as many games as possible. I don't really put any numbers out there. If a team wins, a lot of guys are going to have good numbers. That's my approach. I try to keep the numbers out of it.

Brian Giles
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF

You might be right, but might be right and being right are two different things, and we have to sit back and wait and see what happens. In this game, it ultimately boils down to going out there in between the white lines and getting it done. That, to me, is kind of the beauty of baseball: You just don't know.

Referring to the theory that there could eventually be more players with 500 home runs than players with 3,000 hits

Anthony Keith "Tony" Gwynn
San Diego Padres
OF

Just two words: a masterpiece.

When asked to comment on Jim 'Catfish' Hunter's perfect game in 1968

Joseph Paul "Joltin' Joe" DiMaggio
New York Yankees
OF

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