Monthly Archives: June 2011

Perseverance

“It’s no fun if they don’t run.” Former Cincinnati Reds and Texas Rangers catcher Don Werner Don Werner had a great arm and took a lot of pride in throwing out would-be base stealers. Werner played professionally for 18 years … Continue reading

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A Great Manager

“We need to have preparation to win. A disciplined team will win more close games over a period of time.” Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland Jim Leyland has managed four Major League Baseball teams: the Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida Marlins, Colorado … Continue reading

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Baseball Immortality

“I felt that I was a good all-around ballplayer.¬† I had good speed, a good arm and could play the outfield.” Roger Maris On October 1, 1961, Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s single season home run record. Maris belted his … Continue reading

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El Hombre

“In my heart¬† and mind, I know I can hit anybody. I am always relaxed. It is hard to explain. It’s like playing with my kids. It feels natural.” Albert Pujols Albert Pujols immediately established himself as a star by … Continue reading

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