Juan Marichal Quotes

12 Juan Marichal quotes:

"But when I stopped facing Sandy, I had to face Don Drysdale. No one on my team wanted to face him."
"I faced Gibson many times and faced Sandy Koufax three times."
"If you are used to going five innings and then go six or seven, you won't have your good stuff. They need to start that from the minor leagues and give pitchers strong arms."
"My manager said it would more effective against left-handed hitters. It seemed to me that was impossible to do without the high leg kick, which I started that day."
"The only way you preserve pitching arms is throwing; that makes the arm stronger."
"There is no way to have a strong arm if you don't throw enough."
"Those days were very tough. All my teammates are white, and it was a different time. I couldn't go out to eat with the white players; I had to wait until someone brought something out to the bus. We couldn't stay in the same hotels."
"We used to look at Felipe as our guiding man that we listened to."
"You had to pitch in and out. The zone didn't belong to the hitters; it belonged to the pitchers. Today, if you pitch too far inside, the umpire would stop you right there. I don't think it's fair."
"When he hit a ground ball to you, you knew you had to make a good throw because he was going to be running."
"Before I threw the ball I prayed a little bit to God; `Please let this pitch be in a good spot for him not to hit it too hard.' I think I was lucky enough to throw the ball in a good spot. It was a ground ball out, ... I remember one time in Pittsburgh, I struck him out three times. I think that was the greatest day in my life."
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"We used to look at Felipe as our guiding man that we listened to,"
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