I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man. I was lying to the press.
I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
One thing you learned as a Cubs fan: when you bought you ticket, you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.
Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he's obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders. He's got a kind of presence.
I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
Joyce Carol Oates
A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.