Quotes

  • “You have to have a lot of little boy in you to play baseball for a living.”
  • “I never want to quit playing ball. They’ll have to cut this uniform off of me to get me out of it.”
  • “Pro sports are a tough business–whether you’re in baseball, football, or something else. But when you’re running around the bases after hitting a home run or jumping up and down after a touchdown, a little boy comes to the surface.”
  • “How does a man know when he’s taking the last steps of his life?”
  • “A true pioneer who to me was like a father when I first came into the Dodger organization. He (Walter O’Malley) stood by me, and after my injury he stood by me and helped me through all of my crises.”