Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others.
Tags: Others, Respect, Society
But to be the best, you must face the best. And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best.
Tags: Best, Face, Fear
I was born to hit a baseball. I can hit a baseball.
Tags: Baseball, Born, Hit
Baseball is just my job.
Tags: Baseball, Job
Every pitcher can beat you, it doesn't matter how good you are.
Tags: Beat, Good, Matter
I don't know what my future is.
I don't know what you guys say, but at home, life is way different from baseball.
Tags: Baseball, Home, Life
I don't want to be a Major League coach.
Tags: Coach, League, Major
I like to be against the odds.
Tags: Against, Odds
I never stop looking for things to try and make myself better.
Tags: Looking, Stop, Try
I think everyone needs to be a role model, period.
Tags: Everyone, Needs, Role
I'd like to help educate kids about the Major Leagues - what to anticipate, what to expect, what they'll need to do to prepare themselves.
Tags: Help, Kids, Themselves
I'm not afraid to be lonely at the top.
Tags: Afraid, Lonely, Top
It's called talent. I just have it. I can't explain it. You either have it or you don't.
Tags: Either, Explain, Talent
It's not the name that makes the player. It's the player.
Tags: Makes, Name, Player
My career is an open book, but my life is not.
Tags: Book, Career, Life
There is nothing better than walking out and hitting a home run.
Tags: Home, Run, Walking
Those boos really motivate me to make something happen.
Tags: Boos, Happen, Motivate
When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball.
Tags: Baseball, College, Playing
Young players need to know how to take care of themselves for life after baseball.
Tags: Baseball, Care, Life
I have a chef who makes sure that I'm getting the right amounts of carbs, proteins and fats throughout the day to keep me at my max performance level.
Tags: Getting, Keep, Makes
I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people. Like if your father played baseball, they expect you to be the big lifesaver or something when you play a sport.
Tags: Baseball, Big, Father