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David Eckstein
David Eckstein

One of the few ball players to win a World Series in both the American and National Leagues, David Eckstein was at 5' 7"€, originally considered too small to play professional baseball. Eckstein played high school ball at Seminole High School and played in college with the Florida Gators. A walk on, he later earned a scholarship for his stellar play. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox a…

Date of Birth: January 20, 1975


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"[This was not vintage Roger Clemens , and David Eckstein frowned when asked if this was a winnable contest, knowing his club squandered too many opportunities against the old ace.] We had our chances, ... I think his hamstring was bothering him. There was a play when he didn't run to cover first base. There may be something there." David Eckstein
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"You get a pitcher to throw eight balls in a row like that (actually eight balls in nine pitches), and it can be hard for him to get back in the zone." David Eckstein
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"When my sister has the two kids (and) the two of them look like they're going to have the same problem in life, it just is like, 'Yeah, this can end now. But there are so many worse things that could happen." David Eckstein
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"You can't go up there swinging if (the pitcher) has just made an out or he's had a tough inning before," David Eckstein
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"When my sister has the two kids (and) the two of them look like they're going to have the same problem in life, it just is like, `Yeah, this can end now, ... But there are so many worse things that could happen." David Eckstein
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"Without a doubt, ... His location was unbelievable. You watch the film and he throws the ball up a lot, but today he was throwing the ball down, right at the knees, on the corners. He did a fantastic job tonight." David Eckstein
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"Scott's a hard-nosed guy who really understands and loves playing the game." David Eckstein
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"One of the biggest things, when you have a pitcher throwing a lot of strikes like that, is to not let him get comfortable throwing strike one. If you let him start to feel like he can just lay it in, lay it in, all of a sudden you're behind." David Eckstein
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"That is the key. The toughest thing sometimes is getting that ground ball, and they seem to get the ground ball. They might give up a hit. They might give up a walk. But they finally get that key ground ball when it's time to focus in. It's a good thing." David Eckstein
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"How many little kids are out there fighting because they know David did it? ... A lot of people have said to me that we are an inspiration. ... People say, `How do you do it?' What choice do I have? You get up and go." David Eckstein
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"This club is very tough, very resilient, and we're going to be tested." David Eckstein
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"When Berkman hit the homer, the place was unbelievable. They were so loud." David Eckstein
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"There will be no letup. We have a week and a half left. We're going to play every game hard, as you can tell by the last two nights." David Eckstein
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"With Albert coming to the plate, ... you just felt good about the situation." David Eckstein
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"Those guys are stepping up big when we lose key guys. They have stepped in and done unbelievable jobs." David Eckstein
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"What they've gone through, it puts a lot of things in perspective and that perspective will help you handle the situations in that you know win or lose, life is still going to go on," David Eckstein
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"We had our chances. We just didn't hit." David Eckstein
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"The great thing about this club is we are able to put that stuff behind us and approach every single game the same." David Eckstein
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"Nobody's talking about that. That's the first I've heard of it. We're just playing each game hard." David Eckstein
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"It's pretty calming to step in there in that situation. I don't know why, but it's a feeling that comes over you. (The fans) are so loud, but you just understand it's you versus him ? that's all that matters at that point." David Eckstein
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"Everybody talks about how great it is, but you don't really realize it until you get to come fresh to this city (St. Louis). It's amazing, ... Now you know why when someone comes in, they don't want to leave." David Eckstein
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