” If you watch the history of baseball, teams come back, and sometimes they could have come back, but they give in or give up. “


” If you try to give them a scheme, most hitters will rebel. “


” You can’t put a price on what Mark McGwire brings to the Cardinals organization. The responsibility he accepts is as great as any number of home runs. “


” Anything that disturbs your comfort factor is good for you. “


” In the end, as a manager or coach, you have to keep your heart pure and do your best as a manager or a coach. “


” To me, there is no more conscientious umpire in the Major Leagues than Jim Joyce. He gives you a hellacious effort every time. “


” If you seriously aspire to be a manager in the big leagues, there is a baseball ‘book’ that one must learn. Alongside that book, you must practice Spanish. Of 25 players on each roster, sometimes there are between eight and 15 players who speak Spanish. “


” There are always distractions, if you allow them. “


” If the national government doesn’t fix your problem, you’ve got a problem. You’ve got to fix it yourself. That’s just part of the American way. “


” It’s easy to figure out whether you’re getting stale. All you’ve got to do is look in the mirror and be honest with yourself. “


” Just because you’re down to your last strike, you’re not out yet. You can always do more. You’ll always have more at-bats to take. That’s true in baseball, in rescuing animals, and in life, generally. “


” I’m a great believer in the character of a club. To me, character has a lot to do with how you compete. That creates urgency and toughness. That elevates the talent that you have. “



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If you watch the history of baseball, teams come back, and sometimes they could have come back, but they give in or give up.
If you try to give them a scheme, most hitters will rebel.


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Anything that disturbs your comfort factor is good for you.
In the end, as a manager or coach, you have to keep your heart pure and do your best as a manager or a coach.
To me, there is no more conscientious umpire in the Major Leagues than Jim Joyce. He gives you a hellacious effort every time.
If you seriously aspire to be a manager in the big leagues, there is a baseball
There are always distractions, if you allow them.
If the national government doesn
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