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Everybody in the park knows he is going to run, and he makes it anyway

On Lou Brock

Lawrence Robert "Larry" Bowa
Philadelphia Phillies
SS

You can't let any team awe you. If you do, you'll wind up a horseshit player.

Lucius Benjamin "Luke" Appling
Chicago White Sox
SS

The guy's ridiculous. No one hits home runs like that. I'm telling you, man, it's ridiculous.

On Yankee rookie left fielder Shane Spencer, who in his first 67 regular season at bats hit 10 dingers (three grand slams) and two homers in his first postseason series.

Derek Sanderson Jeter
New York Yankees
SS

How could he be doing his job when he didn't throw me out of the game after the things I called him?

On arguing with ump Russ Goetz.

Mark Henry Belanger
Baltimore Orioles
SS

Early in my career, I decided I never wanted to get out of shape.

Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken, Jr.
Baltimore Orioles
SS

Stubbornness is usually considered a negative, but I think that trait has been a positive for me.

Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken, Jr.
Baltimore Orioles
SS

I'd rather be the shortest player in the Majors than the tallest player in the minors.

On how it felt to be the smallest player in the majors.

Frederick Joseph Patek
Kansas City Royals
SS

I'd like to be remembered. I'd like to think that someday two guys will be talking in a bar and one of them will say something like, "Yeah, he's a good shortstop, but he's not as good as old Ripken was."

In 1983, only 280 games into The Streak

Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken, Jr.
Baltimore Orioles
SS
Contributed by: Janine Baratta

This is harder than facing Tom Seaver or Nolan Ryan.

Expressing discomfiture upon making his retirement announcement.

Lawrence Robert "Larry" Bowa
Philadelphia Phillies
SS

You gotta have fun. Regardless of how you look at it, we're playing a game. It's a business, it's our job, but I don't think you can do well unless you're having fun.

Derek Sanderson Jeter
New York Yankees
SS

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