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Hank Aaron

"I don't want them to forget Ruth, I just want them to remember me!" Hank Aaron
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"I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn't throw it past me, none of them." Hank Aaron
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"We need to be concerned about young people . . . if we don't protect them, how are we going to protect this country?" Hank Aaron
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"I don't see pitches down the middle anymore - not even in batting practice." Hank Aaron
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"The pitcher has got only a ball. I've got a bat. So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let the fellow with the ball do the fretting." Hank Aaron
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"That's going to be left up to the commissioner and the rules committee." Hank Aaron
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"Leo, if I'm not calling you, everything's fine. If I'm calling you all the time, something isn't right." Hank Aaron
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"I want to applaud the commissioner, and I also just want to make sure that whatever we do, we make sure that we clean up baseball." Hank Aaron
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"That's going to be left up to the commissioner and the rules committee. They would probably have to go back and look at some of those things that happened." Hank Aaron
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"I think it's very much a distraction to the ball club, and that is a cancer, you just get done playing the best team in baseball, the team has been playing very well, despite everything ... it's just a distraction, and it is a cancer," Hank Aaron
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"Whatever we do, make sure we clean up baseball." Hank Aaron
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"I'm here to support the commissioner and tougher drug penalties." Hank Aaron
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"This is wonderful, no doubt about it. You can tell by the fans that it's catching on and is going to get better and better." Hank Aaron
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"I'm not thinking about Barry right now. I've answered those questions." Hank Aaron
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"I think what the commissioner is trying to do is trying to put an end to all of this. I know people have said, 'Where is this investigation going, and what purpose?' But I think he's trying to put an end to it." Hank Aaron
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"You got to play a hundred and fifty games a year, so pick your spots. You can miss two games a month; so pick the days you're gonna be hurt, or you're gonna rest or you're gonna have a drink or two. The rest of the time, be on that field." Hank Aaron
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"It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course." Hank Aaron
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"[Not only will he break Hank Aaron 's record of 755 career home runs, he will blow it away. No less an authority than Aaron himself called him] the greatest ballplayer that has ever played the game -- bar none. ... I'm serious about this. I've watched him play and, quite naturally, people are going to start assuming that he's doing certain things. Let's forget about that. This guy is in a world of his own. They try to compare Babe Ruth and say Babe Ruth was this. There's no comparison." Hank Aaron
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"I think of this award as being what we call 'The Year of the Complete Ballplayer,' ... The player that has done the most not only for his team, but has done most to help his team win baseball games. Not only for home runs, runs batted in and batting average, but also in the clubhouse." Hank Aaron
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