11 Doug Harvey You Quotes

” When you’re in between the white lines, the game face is on. I was only focused on the task at hand – out, safe, ball, strike – leaving little time to think about how special a player, moment or game happened to be. “


” As we all know, Cooperstown is the home of baseball. One of the many duties of the home plate umpire is to make sure that the runner touches home. Well, if you’re a true baseball fan, you need to visit Cooperstown. This is home. “


” I always told my young umpires, ‘Don’t get mad. Whatever you do, don’t show it. But no matter how long it takes, get even. “


” I want you to know that I am one of the more fortunate people in life. There aren’t too many of us that somebody selects and says, ‘You know, that guy ought to be an umpire.’ That’s what happened to me. “


” I’d love to stay in baseball, but I won’t beg. I’d love to work with young umpires. I think I could teach them, help them develop. I can spot flaws, help them get over the hump. You’re striving for perfection every game, yet you never achieve it. If baseball wants me, I’m available. “


” I just loved officiating, and I hope what I did helped make it better. That’s what I tell young umpires: you can have fun. I never spent a day where going out on a baseball field didn’t make me feel better. “


” If you’re a photographer, they give you a camera. If you’re a writer, they give you a typewriter. If you’re an umpire, they give you an unseen object and they call it a strike zone, and nobody seems to agree with you no matter what you call. “


” I always tell my wife, ‘If you’re ever looking for something to put on my gravestone, put down, ‘He was an honest man, and he never held a grudge. “


” If you don’t need umpires out there, and you can put robots out there, then why do we need ballplayers? “


” Give me 10 high school pitchers, let me spend a week with them, and I’ll show you 10 pitchers who won’t balk. It’s not that difficult, and they better learn it. “


” You can’t know what it’s like to be a major league umpire unless you were a major league umpire. “



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