"His (Dwight Gooden) reputation preceded him before he got here." Source: Sports Illustrated (April 3, 1989)
"Has he (Rickey Henderson) ever been here (Spring Training) the first day? You have to say Rickey's consistent. That's what you want in a ballplayer - consistency." Source: Chicago Tribune (March 9, 1989)
"Honestly, at one time I though Babe Ruth
was a cartoon character. I really did, I mean I wasn't born until 1961 and I grew up in Indiana."
"I like being close (moved his locker) to the bats." Source: The Major League Baseball Newsletter (September 1989)
"I'd like to say this was our worst game. Unfortunately, I can't." Source: Washington Post (August 28, 1989)
"The players get no respect around here. They (the Yankees) give you money, that's it, not respect. We get constantly dogged and players from other teams love to see that. That's why nobody wants to play here."
"This guy is working all week and he brings his son to this show, has to pay $2 to get in, maybe $5 for a picture and then $6 for an autograph. These guys have to think you're a real ass with your head down all the time signing."