Every hitter likes fastballs, just like everybody likes ice cream. But you don't like it when someone's stuffing it into you by the gallon. That's what it feels like when Nolan Ryan's thrown balls by you.
I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
Rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for the house in blackjack.
Adam Morrow, quoted in Bill Simmons, 'Letters from the Nation,' 20 October 2003