Eckersley Famous Quotes & Sayings

26 Eckersley Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I can't recall too much about pitching, but I do remember that I was anxious to get it over with. I just wanted to get that first game over with and go from there.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I can't recall too much about pitching, but I do remember that I was anxious
When I first came up, the bullpen was pretty much where they put the guys who couldn't start.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: When I first came up, the bullpen was pretty much where they put the guys
The thing that got me over the hump was accepting that I had to do whatever I could to stay in the game.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: The thing that got me over the hump was accepting that I had to do
Later, I could take something off my slider and I could make my fastball sink, so I really had four pitches.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: Later, I could take something off my slider and I could make my fastball sink,
But through experience I learned to control my body and locate the ball.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: But through experience I learned to control my body and locate the ball.
The term in baseball nowadays is a "walk-off home run." It didn't exist until Kirk Gibson hit his famous pinch-hit home run off Dennis Eckersley in game one of the 1988 World Series and Eckersley referred to it as "a walk-off," meaning, quite simply, that when someone does what Gibson did to him in that game, there's nothing left to do except walk off the mound into the dugout and then into the clubhouse.John Feinstein Eckersley Sayings By John Feinstein: The term in baseball nowadays is a "walk-off home run." It didn't exist until Kirk
Then you figure out that if you don't throw it as hard as you can, you can put it where you want. It's more important where you put it.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: Then you figure out that if you don't throw it as hard as you can,
Sooner or later you learn that you belong in the big leagues, and that makes you calm down.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: Sooner or later you learn that you belong in the big leagues, and that makes
That first year in Chicago was one of the most memorable in my career. Getting traded rejuvenated me, and I had something to prove. I wanted to show them what I could do.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: That first year in Chicago was one of the most memorable in my career. Getting
You aren't going to stick around long with just two pitches.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: You aren't going to stick around long with just two pitches.
I was a starter and did some good things there, and then I got a chance to prove myself as a closer. Because of that opportunity, I was blessed with the honor of being elected to the Hall of Fame.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I was a starter and did some good things there, and then I got a
They developed a platform for me to put up another 12 years, and that was my ticket to Cooperstown. Those were the best years of my life. It was like magic.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: They developed a platform for me to put up another 12 years, and that was
But more important than personal awards is winning the World Series. That's the max that anyone could ask for. Let alone to have the ball in your in your glove for the final out of the World Series. That was the ultimate.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: But more important than personal awards is winning the World Series. That's the max that
I always had the attitude that I wanted to throw a no-hitter every game.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I always had the attitude that I wanted to throw a no-hitter every game.
I'm proud of the fact that I pitched almost 3,300 innings.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I'm proud of the fact that I pitched almost 3,300 innings.
It took a great deal of acceptance to come to terms with being an alcoholic but acceptance was the key to my sobriety ... If I didn't have acceptance at that time in my life I would not be standing here today.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: It took a great deal of acceptance to come to terms with being an alcoholic
It took me a few years to realize that throwing harder wasn't always better.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: It took me a few years to realize that throwing harder wasn't always better.
I also think that I had great mechanics.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I also think that I had great mechanics.
Tony knew me both as an athlete and as a person. He cared for me like a father.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: Tony knew me both as an athlete and as a person. He cared for me
People say baseball players should go out and have fun. No way. To me, baseball is pressure, I always feel it. This is work. The fun is afterwards, when you shake hands.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: People say baseball players should go out and have fun. No way. To me, baseball
I think today the players are too nice to one another, but that might change with the unbalanced schedule, with teams playing each other more and more. When you face each other that much, with that much at stake, something's bound to happen.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I think today the players are too nice to one another, but that might change
I was in good control of my body, and I kept my head still.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I was in good control of my body, and I kept my head still.
I had never been to the playoffs, and it was exciting. The fans went through the roof. They were excited about the whole team. It was great to be traded to a city like Chicago, which was a lot like Boston.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: I had never been to the playoffs, and it was exciting. The fans went through
When I started finishing games and coming off the field shaking hands, it was a beautiful thing. I mean, you start seeing that you're an important part of the team.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: When I started finishing games and coming off the field shaking hands, it was a
My career spanned the era when relievers started to become more important.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: My career spanned the era when relievers started to become more important.
Pitching ... sometimes I did so poorly, it brought me to tears.Dennis Eckersley Eckersley Sayings By Dennis Eckersley: Pitching ... sometimes I did so poorly, it brought me to tears.