Willie Stargell Quotes


50 Willie Stargell quotes:



"A World Series trophy is a wonderful thing to behold."
"Baseball for me was instinctive, born within me, given to me as a gift from God."
"Helping someone is what life is all about."
"I always said that when it was time to retire, I would know it, and I would just tip my hat to the crowds."
"I don't really feel that I deserve all my applause."
"I eventually became proud of my strikeouts, because each one represented another learning experience."
"I flailed my arm in a throwing motion before I could even walk."
"I found myself in a race with Mother Nature to play as much baseball as I could before she forced me to stop."
"I gave out stars whenever an appropriate situation presented itself."
"I loved to hit with men on base and with the game on the line."
"I never did allow anything to keep me from my kids. They're the most important part of my life."
"I owe a large part of my success to Joe Brown, who helped me both as a player and a person."
"I see a lot of people who love their jobs. I see some garbage collectors smiling as they go about their work."
"I was always a self-proclaimed poor slider."
"I was bred as an outcast, part Negro and part Seminole, in my early years raised as an Indian."
"I was the most powerful left-handed hitter in the Alameda area."
"I wasn't out drinking and abusing my body. I simply loved to go out and dance."
"I would always reserve a special place in my heart for Pittsburgh."
"I'm a God-fearing man who worships with my heart and with my life."
"I'm proud of the fact that I'm the only player to hit a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium."



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