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To pitch a perfect game wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium,
by David Wells

To pitch a perfect game wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium,
it's unbelievable.
Growing up a Yankee fan, to come out here and make history,
it really is a dream come true.
- David Wells

I'm not even close to those guys, but I don't think
anyone loves the game more than me.
- David Wells

We had a pretty good lead, so why push it.
- David Wells

There are guys in the game only because of steroids.
They couldn't make it with their natural talent,
so they had to enhance themselves.
It sucks.
- David Wells

 

I'm feeling pretty good right now, but I hope we can
just win the whole thing and I can run off into the sunset and say good-bye.
- David Wells

The game has changed.
What's going on now is nonsense.
You have guys complaining about not being paid.
- David Wells

I'm not making any excuses.
I got my butt kicked in certain games.
- David Wells

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In my whole career, I've never seen this type of race
that you had to wait for the last day.
There's so many teams that are involved.
You've got to smile because we're in it.
- David Wells

If you are going to point a finger, you point it at me.
- David Wells

I like the ball in a big game.
I'm not afraid to take it.
- David Wells

That's me, I'm emotional.
- David Wells

I blame myself more so because I hung a curve.
If you want to point a finger, point it at me.
- David Wells

I'm not going to make any excuses.
I just went out and stunk it up tonight.
- David Wells

I drank beer, and I had a career year.
- David Wells

I would have liked the old days.
- David Wells

I'm not going to sit here and bash the manager,
we have to regroup.
- David Wells

The money is great, no way am I complaining.
- David Wells

I'm not afraid to swing the bat.
If they elect to pitch to me, I'm going to swing.
I'm not as picky as Mr. Sheffield.
I'll swing at something over my head.
- Bobby Bonilla

I set myself high standards on the pitch and I know
I have not always lived up to them this season.
- Rio Ferdinand

Roger.
Clear the tower.
I got a pitch and a roll program, and this baby's really going.
- Pete Conrad

I loved being back out on the pitch.
Although I have not been in full training,
I felt pretty good.
- David Ginola

I just try to get on anyway that I can,
hit, hit-by-pitch, walk, home runs, anything.
- Nick Johnson

I look at this as a second life.
Every game feels like an event.
Every pitch matters.
I need that.
It elevates your aggressiveness.
- Al Leiter

Show me a guy who can't pitch inside and I'll show you a loser.
- Sandy Koufax

I've learned over the years that it doesn't matter
where you pitch in the rotation.
For me, preparation is everything.
- Cory Lidle

Being a motion picture actress is the pitch of ecstasy.
- Norma Shearer

Think of color, pitch, loudness, heaviness,
and hotness.
Each is the topic of a branch of physics.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

If I get two strikes, I'll go to a pitch maybe that
will help induce that a little bit.
- Roger Clemens

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion,
a screwball can be a pitch or a person,
stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like
except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
- James Patrick Murray

Why shouldn't we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better
hitters in the National League.
- John McGraw

I, of course, wanted to do something with Drew Barrymore.
Please.
So we were reading scripts back and forth and then we found this script,
Fever Pitch.
- Jimmy Fallon

My only day off is the day I pitch.
- Roger Clemens

If there was any magic formula, it was getting to pitch every fourth day.
- Sandy Koufax

You can actually have a pitch button,
you know, to get people on pitch.
- Helena Bonham Carter

Before I pitch any game, from spring training to Game 7 of the World Series,
I'm scared to death.
- Curt Schilling

God makes me play well.
That is why I always make the sign of a cross when
I walk out on to the pitch.
I feel I would be betraying him if I didn't.
- Diego Maradona

But sometimes the women writers will pitch something and I'll hear it,
but the men will keep talking.
- Wanda Sykes

Whenever you have a tight situation and there's a close pitch,
the umpire gets a squawk no matter how he calls it.
- Red Barber

What I always do is just look at the players,
look at the best 11 they can put on the pitch.
- Alan Hansen

The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball.
- Tom Seaver

Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most
refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
- Laurence Stern

It was never a policy of the Kent team that the pitch
must be occupied all day after winning the toss.
- Frank Woolley

All my children inherited perfect pitch.
- Chevy Chase

When you take a pitch and line it somewhere,
it's like you've thought of something and put it there with beautiful clarity.
- Reggie Jackson

I never threw an illegal pitch.
The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't
never been seen by this generation.
- Satchel Paige

If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season.
That's something I'm trying to keep improving.
On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings.
- Wayne Rooney

Win or lose, I've been fortunate to be able to pitch
deep enough into games to get decisions.
- Dontrelle Willis

Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a
pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature,
whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
- Desiderius Erasmus

You're encouraged to pitch your own story.
That way, you'll have more control over what you do.
- Rob Corddry

I don't bat an eye at stuff like that.
I've had my share of wins.
If I worried about the games I should have won,
it would probably drive me crazy.
It was a fun game to pitch in.
- Roger Clemens

But, at the moment, when I step on the pitch,
when I have the ball I know it's mine.
It's just a feeling.
- Thierry Henry

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

I don't care if we're out of it or not,
if I've got a chance to pitch, I want to.
- Greg Maddux

Yeah I think Pitch Black was edgy, I think that's what worked for our film.
- Radha Mitchell

I am exceedingly lucky that my voice,
along with perfect pitch and perfect rhythm,
was given me at birth.
- Kate Smith

There's no easier pitch to hit than a splitter that doesn't do anything.
- Whitey Ford

Living at that pitch, on that edge, is something which
many poets engage in to some extent.
- Paul Muldoon

Whatever I can do to win, I'll do it,
even if I have to get hit by a pitch,
whatever it takes.
- Dontrelle Willis

If I went in to pitch this show to a network,
I would be laughed out of the room.
- Pat Sajak

Brazil - they're so good it's like they are running
round the pitch playing with themselves.
- John Motson

Death is pitch-dark, but colors are light.
To be a painter, one must work with rays of light.
- Edvard Munch

The reason I think I'm a good pitcher is I locate my
fastball and I change speeds.
Period.
That's what you do to pitch.
That's what pitchers have to do to win games.
- Greg Maddux

Bottom line is, you have to pitch.
You want timely hits.
- Bobby Bonilla

Learn what pitch you can hit good; then wait for that pitch.
- Willie Keeler

The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch,
so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire,
Dracula.
- Bela Lugosi

A woman would pitch a joke.
Nothing.
Then a guy would pitch it and everybody would laugh.
- Wanda Sykes

I love playing football, being out on the pitch with a ball,
and I will be a little sad when that ends.
- Dennis Bergkamp

Anybody's best pitch is the one the batters ain't hitting that day.
- Christy Mathewson

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship.
To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment,
is a secret which but few discover.
- Joseph Addison

Army life was rough.
Would you believe it, they actually wanted me to pitch three times a week.
- Whitey Ford

I would rather beat the Yankees regularly than pitch a no hit game.
- Bob Feller


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