Steve Carlton Quotes


19 Steve Carlton quotes:



"It should be thrown, with the wrist and grip set, just like your fastball, slightly off center - with the same velocity and intensity."
"Pete Rose came over to the Phillies in '79 and he became the catalyst that helped us to put it all together."
"Rooting is following, and I don't do that, but I'd like to see the Phillies win because I love Philadelphia."
"The final release point for the fastball is the tips of your fingers."
Author: Carlton Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Fastball Quotes
"The first pitch I threw was to third baseman Bob Bailey. It was a fastball, low and away. He ripped it for a home run down the left field line."
"Hopefully, Pete will be reinstated by Baseball and he will have his rightful place in baseball history, a plaque in the Hall of Fame."
"But I would say basically, I would just like to be remembered for what I did on the field."
"My major league debut came at old Busch Stadium on Grand Avenue in St. Louis against the Pittsburgh Pirates."
"It's all quotes, anyway, and it all sounds the same to me."
"I trained myself to perform on the field."
Author: Carlton Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Field Quotes
"So what I did on the field was the essence of what I am. Remember me like that."
"To pick up the paper and read about yourself getting slammed, that doesn't start your day off right."
"I took it personal. I got slammed quite a bit."
"Everything I was, physically and mentally, that's what I put on that field."
Author: Carlton Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Field Quotes
"To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger, use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly half the distance to the mound."
"I was probably in the best shape of any athlete at the time, but you don't get to pass judgment on yourself."
Author: Carlton Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Judgment Quotes
"You've gotta find a way to get out of your own way, so you can progress in life."
"And the irony is that they wrote better without access to my quotes."
Author: Carlton Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Irony Quotes
"That's the past. I don't agree with retrospect."



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