Tom Glavine Quotes

29 Tom Glavine quotes:

"I think it's just getting to be an increasingly difficult thing to do in the day and age we're in now, ... More than anything else now, I think it's just the offensive explosion. It's so hard to stay in there and win games."
"I don't like going to young players and forcing myself on them with advice because they get it all the time. But, if someone asked I'd help them anyway I could. When they approach you, you know they want to learn."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"If I have to make the team on my vertical jump, my long jump or my running ability, I don't like my chances. I don't plan, unless my arm falls off, on getting this close to 300 wins and then shutting it down."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"In 1994 there was virtually no chance we were going to reach an agreement without a work stoppage, ... They were talking about a salary cap and we weren't. In this negotiating we've been talking about virtually the same thing. It's sometimes a difference in philosophy on how to reach certain goals."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Agreement Quotes
"We need to wipe away as much doubt about this as we possibly can. Anything we can do to take away people's suspicions, we need to do that."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"It's just the environment that we're in right now. There's a lot of people who still don't want to believe that the program we have in place is a good program, and that it's going to work. They're just trying to find a way to shoot holes in it."
"It might have been their birthdays. I gave them each a gift."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Birthday Quotes
"I didn't get the benefit of any calls in the first. Having been through this so many times in this park, you don't worry about it."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Benefit Quotes
"Without having read it, being told what was in the newspaper, I'm not going to deny that that conversation took place. But that's it. That's a business situation that should remain between the people that were involved. As far as my reaction to it, I really don't have one. I think the only reaction is that I don't really think it's something that needs to be public knowledge."
"I don't feel the anxiety I felt in my first start for the Mets, ... Obviously, that game wasn't as important in the standings as [tonight's] game."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"I don't feel the anxiety I felt in my first start for the Mets. Obviously, that game wasn't as important in the standings as [tonight's] game."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"I like to be in a position of helping people. I find it very humbling that, simply by playing baseball, I'm in position to help so many people. I never take that for granted."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"With three balls, Willie told me to put him on. That took care of it for me. I was intent on trying to make pitches and get back. ... Regardless of what his numbers say, he's still capable of doing a lot of things. He's the guy you don't want beating you."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Balls Quotes
"It stinks that we lost and it stinks that one of our buddies got hurt."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"All I can do is keep trying to pitch and keep giving us chances to win, ... Sure it is frustrating when you try and go out there and win games and do not."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"I was tired (in the fifth). Striking a lot of guys out is hard work. I realized in the fifth I didn't have a lot of ground outs."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Hard Work Quotes
"We gave him grief about everything. We always got on him about his physique, which is less than intimidating. How he'd dress sometimes. All that stuff. He was fair game. He played the game, and he gave it back. That was part of the great thing there, for the three of us to be able to be teammates as long as we were, to form a great friendship. Nowadays in baseball, that's hard to do."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Grief Quotes
"We can. I've said all along, our talent is equal to that of any team in this race. We just have to do it."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Race Quotes
"It gives me a sense of tunnel vision,"
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: Vision Quotes
"You don't always expect them to get excited about anything to do with school, but they do. It's kind of their thing. They have concern for it and they're proud of how it looks. It's kind of an extension of their personality. They want it to be cool like they are."
Author: Glavine Quotes Category: School Quotes

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