“I was just in the right place at the right time.” One of the great members of the Big Red Machine’s reaction of himself becoming victim to Nolan Ryan’s 3000th strikeout. A humble and respectful response.
“There are only two kinds of managers. Winning managers and ex-managers.” The former Dodger all-star first baseman on becoming the Mets manager in 1968.
Being the third largest stadium in the MLB, Turner Field almost looks like a football stadium it is so vastly large. It’s size is both it’s weakness and strength. With Grand Canyon type size comes complexity, as one can easily…
“Wade Boggs could fall out of bed and get a base hit.” The former Red Sox GM on how great of a hitter his Hall of Fame 3rd baseman was.
“I’m going to get myself a corked bat and blast one out of here. What’s the suspension for Old-Timers games, 10 years?” The playful banter of former Reds outfield superstar who hit merely 20+ homers every year in the early…