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Don Cooper
Don Cooper

Pitching coach for the Chicago White Sox, Don "€œCoop" Cooper was born in 1957 in New York City. He is a former pitcher in the major leagues, having a 1-6 record with the Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees. His lifetime ERA is 5.27 and Cooper struck out 47 batters before moving to the management side of the game, joining the White Sox in 1988. Cooper started his p…

Date of Birth: January 15, 1957


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"I'm not even fantasizing about (the Yankees), ... Actually, all of this is a little embarrassing." Don Cooper
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"They're going to be strong." Don Cooper
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"Any time a pitching staff does well, I think the first thing you've got to look at is the defense and right along with that you've got to look at the catching. The catcher holds the brain. He's the guy that everybody is looking at to be the leader and take control of the game and keep that pace going. With A.J. and Widger, I haven't felt as comfortable with two catchers in the four years I've been here as I do with these guys. They remember the game plan and they carry it out. That's one of the reasons why we've had the kind of pitching staff we've had this year." Don Cooper
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"I think this is what the Yankees envisioned when he was there. I just don't think he was prepared, at that point in his life, for what he was facing there." Don Cooper
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"I don't foresee him here anytime before the All-Star break. If he could get better and give us a half like he did last year n the second half (in 2006) instead of the first half." Don Cooper
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"He's a man-child. He's a man-child that got a man's save [pitching two innings] a couple of days ago." Don Cooper
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"The players know who's boss." Don Cooper
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"You knew who was the boss. That's a refreshing thing now. Here in Chicago, the inmates don't run the asylum. They're held accountable. They know what the rules are." Don Cooper
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"I don't think anybody could tell you, 'Yeah we were expecting three CGs against a club like that.' It's pretty amazing. I don't know, maybe I should stop being amazed by these guys." Don Cooper
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"We took some heat for putting El Duque on the roster, but we had to go with our heads and not our heart. He told us he could do it. I don't know how old he is but he's got the mind and the body of a 25-year-old. He's been through this stuff before. He's been in big situations before. But I don't think he's ever been in [stuff] like this before." Don Cooper
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"We're chugging along. Chugging along." Don Cooper
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"His confidence is where it needs to be." Don Cooper
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"Even if you've had just five days off, with that crowd and a game of that magnitude, you're going to have a lot of energy. You have to harness it, and if you bring that energy to the glove, you have a chance to bring something really special to it." Don Cooper
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"It's like when 'Seinfeld' went off the air, ... By staying around maybe you dilute what you've accomplished." Don Cooper
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"This was the guy that Fidel Castro called 'The Bronze Titan. Well, he's our Bronze Titan now." Don Cooper
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"He told me that he really felt the pressure pitching in New York and trying to live up to all the money," Don Cooper
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"If there's a man on third and less than two outs, El Duque isn't going to feel pressure," Don Cooper
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"I wasn't foreseeing that. I was thinking, hoping we could get three solid performances. So this is beyond what I was expecting," Don Cooper
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"He became that guy in the second half." Don Cooper
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"We're just like 'Boys Town,' ... We believe there's no such thing as a bad boy." Don Cooper
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"Again, I wasn't there long, but you knew when (Martin) was in the room, who was in charge," Don Cooper
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