Dan Quisenberry - Quotes

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The best thing about baseball is there's no homework. ---->>>

A manager uses a relief pitcher like a six shooter, he fires until it's empty then takes the gun and throws it at the villain. ---->>>

Most pitchers fear losing their fastball, but since I don't have one, I have nothing to fear but fear itself. ---->>>

Coming into a game in the eighth or ninth inning is like parachuting behind enemy lines. And sometimes the chute doesn't open. You have to live with that. It's an occupational hazard. ---->>>

Every year the World Series should go seven games for the dramatics of it. ---->>>

If overconfidence can cause the Roman Empire to fall, I ought to be able to get a ground ball. ---->>>

Someone told me just recently that poets are eulogists. It's their job, to eulogize. I didn't know that, but it makes sense. Because in almost every poem of mine there is a loss. ---->>>

The future is much like the present, only longer. ---->>>

Preschoolers have a way of grabbing your attention. Mine help me not to be a baseball player at home. ---->>>

I lull them into a false sense of security by watching me pitch... If overconfidence can cause the Roman Empire to fall, I ought to be able to get a ground ball. ---->>>

Our fielders have to catch a lot of balls, or at least deflect them to someone who can. ---->>>

I don't mean to diminish the job, it's a good job and a real pressure job. But I don't think a relief pitcher should ever be the most valuable player of a league. We only play in maybe half of the games. Being a relief pitcher means part-time employment. We're bench players, and bench players shouldn't be M.V.P. ---->>>

Reggie Jackson hit one off me that's still burrowing its way to Los Angeles. ---->>>

I've seen the future and it's much like the present only longer. ---->>>

I have seen the future, and it is much like the present, only longer. ---->>>

I'm probably the only relief pitcher who has more saves than strikeouts. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-07, 1950
Birthplace:
Die: 09-30, 1998
Occupation: Athlete
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Daniel Raymond "Quiz" Quisenberry (; February 7, 1953 – September 30, 1998) was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played primarily for the Kansas City Royals. Notable for his submarine-style pitching delivery and his humorous quotes, he led the American League in saves a record five times (1980, 1982–85), and retired in 1990 with 244 saves, then the 6th-highest total in major league history (wikipedia)