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Second Baseman Quotes By Russell Wilson

I took a huge risk leaving baseball, because I was predicted to play in the big leagues. I'm kind of a prototypical second baseman. — Russell Wilson

Second Baseman Quotes By Jacob Ruppert

For several years, I have had my eye on second baseman Del Pratt of St. Louis. I cannot say that he is a better player than our own Joe Gedeon, but he has played better ball, and we wanted him. Well, how did I get him? I paid $15,000 in cash and gave away a number of good players for him. But what can you do? — Jacob Ruppert

Second Baseman Quotes By Harmon Killebrew

There was a time when rival teams used a shift against me. They would put the second baseman on the shortstop's side of the bag, move the shortstop into the hole to his right, and have the third baseman hug the foul line. The idea was to build an infield wall against a known right-handed pull hitter. — Harmon Killebrew

Second Baseman Quotes By Nellie Fox

What is the top requirement for a second baseman? A fine shortstop. I am fortunate in having the greatest shortstop in baseball, Luis Aparicio. — Nellie Fox

Second Baseman Quotes By Tim Kurkjian

The Phillies in the 1960s had shortstop Bobby Wine and second baseman Cookie Rojas, a period known as the Days of Wine and Rojas. — Tim Kurkjian

Second Baseman Quotes By Joe Lieberman

'This is America,' my father used to say to me, 'and in this country, a smart young fellow like you can grow up and do just about anything.' My dad, no doubt, was thinking doctor, lawyer, teacher, scientist or businessman. I was thinking second baseman, New York Yankees. — Joe Lieberman

Second Baseman Quotes By Mariano Rivera

If I have to win one game, I'd have a hard time taking anybody over Dustin Pedroia as my second baseman. — Mariano Rivera

Second Baseman Quotes By Jackie Robinson

Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman. Grounders are his stock trade. — Jackie Robinson

Second Baseman Quotes By Robert Kroetsch

George Bowering doesn't play fair. Baseball Love is so good there is no memoir in the league that can go up against it. Bowering has a sense of story and an eye for detail that eliminate the possibility that he was a lousy second baseman. Reading a home run is fun. — Robert Kroetsch

Second Baseman Quotes By Chuck Jones

The name 'Chuck Jones', according to my uncle, limited my choice of profession to second baseman or cartoonist. — Chuck Jones

Second Baseman Quotes By Tom Glavine

There is no second baseman in the game who can turn the double play better [than Mark Lemke]. Why are people always looking for offense at that position? What's more important is getting outs, and turning the double is a huge factor in getting outs. — Tom Glavine

Second Baseman Quotes By Peter Scolari

I made the varsity team as a freshman at 15. Then, I tore a tendon and never fully recovered. I was a shortstop, then third baseman, then second baseman. — Peter Scolari

Second Baseman Quotes By Eric Metaxas

Second-baseman Eddie Stanky spoke for the whole team when he shouted at the opposing dugout: "Listen, you yellow-bellied cowards, why don't you yell at somebody who can answer back? — Eric Metaxas

Second Baseman Quotes By Franklin P. Adams

These are the saddest of possible words, Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance. Trio of Bear Cubs fleeter than birds, Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance. Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble, Making a Giant hit into a double, Words that are weighty with nothing but trouble, Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance. This brief poem, immortalized the Chicago Cubs' double-play combination: Shortstop Joe Tinker, second baseman Johnny Evers, and first baseman Frank Chance. — Franklin P. Adams