Carl Yastrzemski Quotes
"I loved the game. I loved the competition. But I never had any fun. I never enjoyed it. All hard work all the time."
"I remember I was a scared rookie, hitting .220 after the first three months of my baseball season, and doubting my ability."
"I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it."
"I was a lousy hitter in May doing the same things that made me a great hitter in June."
"I was lucky enough to have the talent to play baseball. That's how I treated my career. I didn't think I was anybody special, anybody different."
"The three-thousand hitting thing was the first time I let individual pressure get to me. I was uptight about it. When I saw the hit going through, I had a sigh of relief more than anything."
"This is a strange game."
"You don't always make an out. Sometimes the pitcher gets you out."
"And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time."
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