Center Fielders Quotes by Mickey Mantle, Philip Roth, Tris Speaker, Kirby Puckett, Denis Leary, Torii Hunter and many others.
Well, baseball was my whole life. Nothing’s ever been as fun as baseball.
Oh, to be a center fielder, a center fielder- and nothing more
If you put a baseball and other toys in front of a baby, he’ll pick up a baseball in preference to the others.
I want you to remember the guiding principles of my life. You can be what you want to be, if you believe in yourself and work hard, because anything, and I’m telling you anything, is possible.
People saying, ‘Life didn’t turn out the way I wanted it to.’ Welcome to the club. I wanted to be the starting center-fielder for the Boston Red Sox, for chrissakes!
I attribute being a good center fielder to many things, but being outside with friends as a kid, running around and racing, that was a big part of it.
He (Bill Terry) once hit a ball between my legs so hard that my center-fielder caught it on the fly backing up against the wall.
What we’re going to do is use spring training as sort of a feeling-out process for Phil and Preston and our other outfielders. It gives us a lot of comfort to know that you’ve got a pure center fielder like Preston. But he’s also so athletic, he can come in and play either corner and we’ll feel very comfortable with it.