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My major league debut came at old Busch Stadium on Grand Avenue in St.
by Steve Carlton

My major league debut came at old Busch Stadium on Grand Avenue in St.
Louis against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
- Steve Carlton

To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger,
use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly
half the distance to the mound.
- Steve Carlton

Everything I was, physically and mentally,
that's what I put on that field.
- Steve Carlton

To pick up the paper and read about yourself getting slammed,
that doesn't start your day off right.
- Steve Carlton

 

Rooting is following, and I don't do that,
but I'd like to see the Phillies win because I love Philadelphia.
- Steve Carlton

I was probably in the best shape of any athlete at the time,
but you don't get to pass judgment on yourself.
- Steve Carlton

The final release point for the fastball is the tips of your fingers.
- Steve Carlton

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It's all quotes, anyway, and it all sounds the same to me.
- Steve Carlton

I trained myself to perform on the field.
- Steve Carlton

I took it personal.
I got slammed quite a bit.
- Steve Carlton

And the irony is that they wrote better without access to my quotes.
- Steve Carlton

But I would say basically, I would just like to be
remembered for what I did on the field.
- Steve Carlton

That's the past.
I don't agree with retrospect.
- Steve Carlton

You've gotta find a way to get out of your own way,
so you can progress in life.
- Steve Carlton

So what I did on the field was the essence of what I am.
Remember me like that.
- Steve Carlton

Pete Rose came over to the Phillies in '79 and he became
the catalyst that helped us to put it all together.
- Steve Carlton

The ability to be in the present moment
is a major component of mental wellness.
- Abraham Maslow

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
- Cathy Guisewite

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare,
goods and services to consumers.
- Charles W. Pickering

Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.
- Edward Steichen

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

Every major food company now has an organic division.
There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
- Michael Pollan

Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically
into three major categories;
those that don't work,
those that break down and those that get lost.
- Russell Baker

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological.
Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home.
- David Attenborough

I got an offer in 1992 to buy a major-league team.
I turned down the offer because I don't want my love
of the game to involve business.
- Garth Brooks

My high school coach was Ray O'Conner.
He has coached a lot of players that have signed professional contracts,
and many of those have gone on to play in the major leagues.
- Robin Yount

Obviously, overall infrastructure needs on the Southwest
and Northern borders are mounting.
We need a major push in Congress to remedy this.
- Pete Domenici

I went through a big Alice Cooper phase,
which was probably a major influence on my writing style later,
especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters.
- Jello Biafra

Stretching was a major part of my preparation.
- Edwin Moses

We have major fiscal problems on our hand.
- Chaka Fattah

Leaders are not pale reflectors of major social conflicts;
they play up some,
play down others, ignore still others.
- James MacGregor Burns

Although I've had several major career changes,
I was extremely hesitant about making some of them.
- Vinton Cerf

I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
- Sue Grafton

If you're not on a major label today,
you're not gonna get played.
They've got the market sewed up.
- Mickey Gilley

I am deeply aware of the dimension of luck.
It's so important to be prepared to receive it,
but it is a major factor.
There's no question.
- J. Carter Brown

So, yeah, I think it had a major effect.
I think in franchising younger people,
it was just an idea that's never been trotted out before,
but it makes perfectly good sense.
- Kurt Loder

During the past two decades, inflation has fallen to
a low level in major industrial countries.
- Toshihiko Fukui

The fourth major league game I ever saw in person,
I was in uniform.
- Ryne Sandberg

Taiwan is a major economy.
- William Kirby

Europe has always represented a major strategic opportunity
to achieve our goal of creating and building an enduring global brand.
- Howard Schultz

It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
- Douglas Adams

I think feminism has had a major impact on anthropology.
- Clifford Geertz

At The Body Shop we had always been measured by how
many jobs we had created,
and I got a major award from the Queen on that.
- Anita Roddick

Utopianism is probably a necessary social device for
generating the superhuman efforts without which no
major revolution is achieved.
- Eric Hobsbawm

Well, I want to do The Music Man.
I think it's an amazing opportunity,
but I think that they are probably looking at major movie stars right now,
and I don't blame them.
- Gregory Harrison

I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged,
drawn, and quartered; which was done there,
he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.
- Samuel Pepys

Notwithstanding these major arguments the wave theory
initially did not meet with complete acceptance.
- Max von Laue

So the major obstacle to the development of new supplies
is not geology but what happens above ground:
international affairs,
politics, investment and technology.
- Daniel Yergin

Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea,
substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing
about 2.2 million people each year,
most of them children.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

At age 12, I was put on tranquilizers when I should have gotten help.
There was nothing major and awful, I just didn't feel
my family was supportive and emotionally generous.
- Paula Danziger

I'd like to help educate kids about the Major Leagues -
what to anticipate,
what to expect, what they'll need to do to prepare themselves.
- Barry Bonds

As major orchestras around the world are gripped in
various kinds of crises and upheaval,
we need to be sure that we are bringing up this new generation.
- James Levine

I think it's great the opportunity is given to all
of us really to come out and play major championships
after the real major championships have gone beyond us.
- Greg Norman

The major value in life is not what you get.
The major value in life is what you become.
- Jim Rohn

You have to pay attention to the moment and make it
the best it can be for you.
I've been trying to do that.
It's really made a major difference for me.
I'm a happier person.
- Tracy Chapman

We always hear about the rights of democracy,
but the major responsibility of it is participation.
- Wynton Marsalis

I was a Political Science major.
- Harry Shearer

My major task was to keep us solvent.
- Cheryl Crawford

What government has been doing, we've got major programmes now,
of billions of pounds, which are directed by central
government into these areas of deprivation.
- John Prescott

When the major studios flourished many years ago,
an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft.
The studios really took care of their actors.
- James MacArthur

Anyone interested in becoming a professional umpire
and becoming eligible to work in the minor leagues
must attend one of the two umpire schools sanctioned
by Major League Baseball.
- Jim Evans

Apparently, there's a little red demon dwarf that haunts the city,
and before every major bad thing that's happened,
it's appeared to somebody.
Last time, he appeared in a Cadillac.
- Meg White

The major media companies are significantly reducing
their financial commitment to the motion picture sector.
- Peter Bart

The Korean War has also show quite clearly that in
a major conflict manpower is as important as horsepower.
- Aly Khan

We had four different sets and built 38 flats to use as walls,
so we had a major production going on.
It's so much fun when you're controlling it,
but it's also so much pressure.
- Maria Menounos

I came into the game when I broke into the major leagues,
the minimum salary was seven thousand dollars,
and I'd have to go home in the wintertime and get a job.
- Nolan Ryan

I came from a broken home, so my mom was a major influence in my life.
- Julius Erving

A major power can afford a military debacle only when
it looks like a political victory.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

It's just a bunch of songs.
I'm not trying to cure any major disease.
- Nuno Bettencourt


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