All us Youngs could throw. I used to kill squirrels with a stone when I was a kid, and my granddad once killed a turkey buzzard on the fly with a rock.
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Gosh, all a kid has to do these days is spit straight and he gets forty-thousand dollars to sign.
The relentless drive to prove himself, to always come out on top -- as if to validate his father's faith in him -- would win pennants and batting titles but also alienate many around him. He would be characterized as high-strung, brooding, combative, humorless. His trouble is he takes life too seriously, ... Cobb is going at it too hard.
I thought I had to show all my stuff and I almost tore the boards of the grandstand with my fastball.
Too many pitchers, that's all, there are just too many pitchers Ten or twelve on a team. Don't see how any of them get enough work. Four starting pitchers and one relief man ought to be enough. Pitch 'em every three days and you'd find they'd get control and good, strong arms.
The one thing you have to have is patience, ... You just can't rush everything. I use myself as an example. The last couple of years have been great, but it took some time to get up to that point.
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