One of the unintended consequences of baseball being a sport of hats is that we can’t really tell if someone is losing their hair. Growing up, the first time this jarred me was seeing David Justice. I always saw him either hatted or helmeted, and the assumption in the back of my formative mind is,…
We can learn a lot from our most difficult seasons.
The week in quotes from George Brett, Lou Piniella, Lenny Dykstra and more.
“I think this is the biggest single move to win–to win–that this organization has made. No one (involved with the Rays) has lost the passion to win. We lost the momentum, and Lou starts that momentum, and we need that momentum.” –Chuck LaMar, Devil Rays general manager, on the hiring of manager Lou Piniella
THIS WEEK’S MOST-SUBMITTED SET OF QUOTES
“Whack it. Hack it. Stay aggressive.”
–Bruce Kimm, Cubs manager, on his hitting philosophy
“I want my big boys swinging. If they feel comfortable swinging at first pitches, I want ’em hacking, because they’re the guys who can do the damage.”