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Nolan Ryan, Hall of Fame pitcher (1966, 1968–1993) Only three or four outs directly affect the outcome of any given game. Stated another way, a game may ride on just three or four pitches that the pitcher must choose carefully and throw with accuracy. —Tom Seaver If they get a hit, I’m throwing a one-hitter. If they get a walk, it’s my last walk. I deal with perfection to the point that is logical to conceive it. History is history. The future is perfect. —Orel Hershiser 50 As Koufax Said . .
I just know what they can do when they get into your mind and make you think things you don’t need to think. —Mark Davis, major-league pitcher (1980–1981, 1983–1994, 1997) The best pitch you can throw is a comfortable pitch, the pitch that you believe in, even if it’s the wrong pitch. —Greg Maddux I have learned not to trust my stuff in the bullpen as a guide to how well I will do in a game. If you are a positive-minded competitor, your warm-up time is certainly a hopeful time, but don’t be overly inﬂuenced by what happens in the bullpen.
Joe Morgan You’ve got to have the mentality that you are going to make somebody pay when you’re at bat. —Mo Vaughn, major-league player (1991–present) If you hit the ball hard, you’ve done your job. What happens after that is beyond your control. This game is ﬁxed on results, but if you focus on statistics, you can lose your conﬁdence and create a slump in your mind. —Travis Lee, major-league player (1998–present) 29 Batting You can’t be afraid of the baseball. You’ve got to attack the baseball.