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The four hundred top issues Ever stated approximately easy methods to Play Baseball Randy Voorhees and Mark Gola The first ebook of baseball quotations to concentration completely on the best way to play the sport, As Koufax acknowledged . . . brings jointly four hundred of the simplest, so much precious and exciting costs in regards to the online game of baseball for avid gamers, coaches, and diehard followers.
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A relaxed hitter is a good hitter. You are the quickest when you’re relaxed. —Bobby Bonds, major-league player (1968–1981), coach A crack shot can hit a bird on the wing because his eye and his ﬁnger on the trigger act together. The amateur hunter can see the bird as well as the expert, but his ﬁnger on the trigger is perhaps a fraction of a second late. The good batter is like the good marksman. His wrists and his shoulders act with the eye. —Jake Daubert, major-league player (1910–1924) You want to know what the best hitters can do?
But always remember, a walk is as good as a hit. —Joe DiMaggio, Hall of Fame player (1936–1942, 1946–1951) A N A P P ROACH AT T H E P L AT E I never go up to the plate without a plan. The plan, however, depends on what you’ve seen from the pitcher, what his tendencies are, how you’re feeling that day, what the game situation is, and what he’s most likely to throw at that point in time. —Will Clark, major-league player (1986–2000) When I’m on deck, I’m just thinking about seeing the baseball, and then seeing myself hit the ball hard.
Tom Seaver I think too much on the mound sometimes, and I get brain cramps. —Britt Burns, major-league pitcher (1978–1985) The good Lord was good to me. He gave me a good body, a strong right arm, and a weak mind. —Dizzy Dean, Hall of Fame pitcher (1930–1947) M O U N D P R E S ENC E Neither his fastball nor his curve is remarkable.