Joe Torre Quotes


99 Joe Torre quotes:



"We just allowed them too many outs in that inning, and they took advantage."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"He's got so much ability and he demands so much of himself, that's where he runs into some potholes. He won't allow himself to not succeed, he puts so much pressure on himself."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"It's going to benefit everybody. He knows how to pitch, he's not overpowering, he relies on his ability to throw strikes and get ahead of hitters. It's good to have him and the Big Unit to carry it."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I think he'll pitch for as long as he wants to, because he has the ability to make adjustments as his ability changes. There are a lot of pitchers and players who get a little stubborn and try to do the same things."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"You know his stuff is outstanding; the ability to mix his pitches, that's the toughest thing for any team,"
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"He's got so much ability and he's capable of doing so many things, he asks himself to do too many things. Slumps are something you have to endure and fight your way through, and there's no quick way to get out of one."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"We still have to stress the fact that in spite of having the ability to hit a lot of home runs, we've got to have a different mind-set, or continue to think small and let the big things happen. Sometimes when you have a club like we have, you tend to wait around for boom, boom, boom, and sometimes it doesn't happen."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I think it just tells you about his confidence in his ability to get people out. He's not afraid of falling behind in the count. He's been a winner everywhere he's pitched."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"When we lost, I couldn't sleep at night. When we win, I can't sleep at night. But, when you win, you wake up feeling better."
"It's something you hope doesn't happen. When you sign on to do a job, you hope you'll be able to get it done. But that's not always in your control."
"It's huge. You win the first game of the series, you want to win the series."
"A lot of times I shake my head. I never in my wildest dreams — and I'm sure George feels the same way — could have envisioned my being here this long."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"It's strange; this game is very unpredictable. You think everything is rolling in your direction and something that doesn't figure happens. That's why you play."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"Just when you think you have everything rolling in your direction, and then something that doesn't figure happens. That's what happened tonight."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"It was a no-win situation - you have to (win), you're supposed to, and if you don't, you're a failure. It's tough to live with that kind of scrutiny. But that's the nature of the beast."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"There's a danger that if you don't get in enough, ... he'll hit it out of the ballpark."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"The biggest danger is all the hype, ... It's a lot to expect from a young person, but at the same time, it's tough to downplay it."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"There's definitely a danger of not being challenged, and that's stuff that your players may not even be conscious is happening,"
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"It's just something that was important for him to do after last year. All the criticism that he had gotten, he has put that behind him. He's certainly a big-game guy."
"We had a little shot of energy today."
Author: Torre Quotes Category: Energy Quotes



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