267 quotes found searching on Position: Pitcher
Somebody had to make the decision for me because I wouldn't have done it. I would much rather have left like I've done today than to leave in the middle of the season or getting booed out of the ballpark. I didn't want to taint my career.
The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the '60s I tested everything.
I would have taken the job but I realized I wasn't much of a judge of talent. I once said Stan Musial would never be a hitter, and I also said Bob Lemon would never be a pitcher.
When he took BP everybody would kind of stop what they were doing and watch.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, and the lesson afterwards.
That was the best two years of my life, in that city, that stadium. That's just kind of hard to take when you're not there anymore.
On the day I was signed, Mr. Finley, the owner of the Athletics at that time came up to me and said, 'When you were six you ran away from home, and when your parents found you at a nearby lake, you had already caught two catfish and were pulling in a third. Now repeat it back to me.'
Sparky Anderson says Don Gullett is going to the Hall of Fame after the World Series. I'm going to the Eliot Lounge.
Boston Red Sox
Contributed by: Tim Dermody
It wasn't easy. I walked the first two guys I faced, and a single thought immediately flashed through my mind: I am fucking this up.
Bill 'Spaceman' Lee & Dick Lally. The Wrong Stuff.
Contributed by: A baseball fan
I was happy to see (teammate 3B Greg) Norton get AL Player of the Week. With 5 homers and a .423 average, he deserves it. But the way he's going, I'm even happier that I don't have to face him.
Chicago White Sox
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