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Dave Winfield

American,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 23
Game Guy Point

Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.

- Dave Winfield

I Am Canada Longer

I am truly sorry that a fowl of Canada is no longer with us.

- Dave Winfield

Game Legend Available

All though I didn't meet him. His legend and his saga and his story is just that. Jackie Robinson, we all have to tip our hat to him. Because he made the game available to guys like me.

- Dave Winfield

Game Me Chose

I chose baseball because to me baseball is the best game of all.

- Dave Winfield

City Career Great Way

And then 45 years later, as I finished my career in the great city of Cleveland, that was another great way to end my career, going to the World Series.

- Dave Winfield

Soul Tell Had

But I'll tell you this, it started with my mother. I have to give her. God bless her and rest her soul. I had a good foundation at home, so when I was able to go off and do these things in baseball there was always support.

- Dave Winfield

Get Never Cheat

I never had to cheat, I get them with what I got.

- Dave Winfield

My Life Next Very

And I found out, the other part of it is that I found out and in my desire to life successfully, that baseball fit very well into my life. It's been a great teacher, trainer, mentor and you'll see what I mean in the next few minutes that I have to speak.

- Dave Winfield

Minnesota Through High

Made it through high school, went to the University of Minnesota.

- Dave Winfield

Baseball Never Complex

To the people out there, baseball is a simple sport. But it is complex. It is never easy.

- Dave Winfield

Spring Same Wound

You have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.

- Dave Winfield

Obstacles Learn Go

You have to go understand that life and baseball is littered with all kinds of obstacles and problems along the way. You have to learn how to overcome them to be successful in life.

- Dave Winfield

Looking Back Influenced

There are a lot of people who influenced me, nurtured me, helped me along the way. But I can just recall looking back, the first time I got my baseball glove. Put it on the wrong hand, all those kind of things.

- Dave Winfield

Ordinary Ordinary People

You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved extraordinary things in life.

- Dave Winfield

Game Here Cards

There is no way, believe me, despite my name being Winfield, and loving the game dearly. It wasn't in the cards. I didn't know what it was going to take to get here.

- Dave Winfield

Happen Come Rung

You know, many of you kids can't relate to what it takes to get to the top rung, the top of the heap, to have success. We're looking for things that come in a minute. It just doesn't happen.

- Dave Winfield

Chance Play Legion

The people like the American Legion Post that gave us a chance to play. A place to play and a chance to play.

- Dave Winfield

Training Your Come

These days baseball is different. You come to spring training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up.

- Dave Winfield

Now May About

Now it's on to May, and you know about me and May.

- Dave Winfield

Better Get Sooner

The sooner I get into the Hall of Fame the better.

- Dave Winfield