Mike Schmidt Quotes

12 Mike Schmidt quotes:

"Pete Rose is the most likable arrogant person I've ever met."
"If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black."
"I could ask the Phillies to keep me on to add to my statistics, but my love for the game won't let me do that."
"Virtually every civilized society today holds sacred the right to peaceably bury their dead."
"Any time you think you have the game conquered, the game will turn around and punch you right in the nose."
"I think the Baseball Hall of Fame should take a stronger position on a lot of issues,"
Author: Schmidt Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"Major League Baseball has created a Pete Rose purgatory, and that's where he is. And that's where he's always going to be. It's unfortunate that the commissioner's office has decided to allow that to be the reality. I don't think Pete would mind if they said 'No' to Pete. Pete wants them to go one way or the other and get him out of the void he's in."
Author: Schmidt Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"I'm always there for Pete. Major League Baseball has created this Pete Rose purgatory, and that's where he is. I don't think he would mind if the commissioner said no, if the committee voted no."
Author: Schmidt Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"There's a lot of sad elements in that thing. It was sad that Pete bet on baseball. It was sad that Pete thought he could get away with it. It was sad the way he confessed, so to speak. The way the league perceived that he admitted to it was sad, and it's sad now the way baseball is handling it. It truly could be put to bed one way or the other, and I think we all sort of wish that would happen for all the parties."
Author: Schmidt Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"It's sort of a study in the human nature of how things like this can happen and how turning a blind eye on the subject allowed baseball to recover in the late '90s and 2000 with the offensive explosion. And now, how the right steps have been taken by the players' association and the commissioner's office to totally cleanse the game."
"What (the Parks Department) has done in the past five years has been incredible. The fields are always green … our (fields) are good all year round. They put a lot into it."
Author: Schmidt Quotes Category: Past Quotes
"No missing people reports were called in (Friday) night. Since there are no confirmed bodies, we decided to not go any further because at this point, there's so much danger up there, we'd have a hard time doing anything safely."
Author: Schmidt Quotes Category: Night Quotes

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