Ryne Sandberg Quotes

30 Ryne Sandberg quotes:

"Hit a home run - put your head down, drop the bat, run around the bases, because the name on the front is more - a lot more important than the name on the back."
"Baseball wasn't easy for me."
"I didn't play the game right because I saw a reward at the end of the tunnel."
"I've been proud to be a lifelong Chicago Cub and still be with the Cubs. That's always been important to me and I think it's always been special."
"When did it - When did it become okay for someone to hit home runs and forget how to play the rest of the game?"
"The fourth major league game I ever saw in person, I was in uniform."
"I didn't want to let them down or let the fans down or my teammates or my family or myself. I had too much respect for them to let them down."
"I was in the postseason twice and I'm thankful for that."
"If you played the game the right way, played the game for the team, good things would happen."
"No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. He's the best I've ever seen."
"A lot of people say this honor validates my career, but I didn't work hard for validation."
"I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind or to make it my second or third sport in college."
"If this validates anything, it's that learning how to bunt and hit and run and turning two is more important than knowing where to find the little red light at the dug out camera."
"In baseball, there's always the next day."
"In my day, if a guy came to spring training 20 pounds heavier than what he left, he was considered out of shape and was probably in trouble."
"The reason I am here, they tell me, is that I played the game a certain way, that I played the game the way it was supposed to be played."
"There's not too many guys that spend their whole career with one team and I think it's very fortunate and a blessing for me."
"I was taught you never, ever disrespect your opponent or your teammates or your organization or your manager and never, ever your uniform."
"I got to see him when I got inducted into the Hall of Fame last July and he sang a song for my wife and myself that we danced to. He was just a big part of my experience with the Hall of Fame last July."
Author: Sandberg Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"It didn't happen, but I feel fortunate for the two chances we had and it's just a shame we didn't go to a World Series for Cub fans."

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