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1. "I've been in eleven no-hitters you know."
Author: Bert Campaneris
2. "Most of the managers are lifetime .220 hitters. For years pitchers have been getting these managers out 75% of the time and that's why they don't like us."
Author: Bill Lee
3. "If I'd been able to put the collection together in one go, say over two years, we'd have had a special team, most wouldn't stay. One or two glory seasons and they were off. To them, the north-east was too far out. They wanted to be with the big hitters."
Author: Bryan Robson
4. "We just kind of relied on written scouting reports through the eighties and even the early nineties. I've really been amazed by some of the data that's out there, especially with regards to tendencies of hitters, and certainly tendencies of pitchers as well. I would have loved to have gotten that data when I played."
Author: David Cone
5. "If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don't bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who please rest assured are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV on primary day. By all means stay home if you want, but don't bullshit yourself that you're not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard's vote."
Author: David Foster Wallace
6. "I hate all hitters. I start a game mad and I stay that way until it's over."
Author: Don Drysdale
7. "If they knocked two of your guys down, I'd get four. You have to protect your hitters."
Author: Don Drysdale
8. "A pitcher will never be a big winner until he hates hitters."
Author: Early Wynn
9. "Old third basemen become first basemen, and old first basemen become designated hitters."
Author: George Brett
10. "Hitters never showed me up, as hard as I threw. And I was pretty mean out on the mound."
Author: Goose Gossage
11. "Why shouldn't we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better hitters in the National League."
Author: John McGraw
12. "My manager said it would more effective against left-handed hitters. It seemed to me that was impossible to do without the high leg kick, which I started that day."
Author: Juan Marichal
13. "There aren't many hitters who like facing knuckleball pitchers. They may not be intimidated by them, but they sure are thinking about them before they go into the box."
Author: Phil Niekro
14. "Now the advantage is all with the hitters."
Author: Rogers Hornsby
15. "People think of the greatest home run hitters of all time and think of Babe Ruth; they don't think about that Warren Spahn hit more than anybody."
Author: Rollie Fingers
16. "It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body."
Author: Satchel Paige
17. "I play my position, heart held behind my back-- I'm the pitcher.. sometimes I throw them no hitters.."
Author: Shanica Stewart
18. "A lot of hitters stay away from the plate, some are close up, some are forward, some are back. The thing about hitting is this: You have to know the strike zone. That's the most important thing. Hit strikes and put the bat on the ball."
Author: Stan Musial
19. "Lunatics are similar to designated hitters. Often an entire family is crazy, but since an entire family can't go into the hospital, one person is designated as crazy and goes inside. Then, depending on how the rest of the family is feeling that person is kept inside or snatched out, to prove something about the family's mental health."
Author: Susanna Kaysen
20. "Bruce Sutter and his new pitch, the split finger fastball, fascinate the manager of the Cuban national teams. 'We must find out about this new weapon,' he said. 'Are the American hitters plotting to murder him?"
Author: Thomas Boswell
21. "True, [Gary Nolan] might not strike fear into the hearts of all you free-swinging power hitters out there—at least not in the same way as, say, Tom Seaver … but without question he was one of the most talented pitchers in baseball during the Big Red Machine era, and except for countless injuries that plagued him year after year he'd have the numbers and awards to back up that claim."
Author: Tucker Elliot
22. "Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters."
Author: Willie Stargell

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