Willie Stargell Quotes

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Born: March 6, 1940, Earlsboro, Oklahoma, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, April 9, 2001
Occupation: Baseball player

I eventually became proud of my strikeouts, because each one represented another learning experience.
- Willie Stargell

I found myself in a race with Mother Nature to play as much baseball as I could before she forced me to stop.
- Willie Stargell

I never search for a reason why - I have faith in the Lord's purpose.
- Willie Stargell

I'm always amazed when a pitcher becomes angry at a hitter for hitting a home run off him. When I strike out, I don't get angry at the pitcher, I get angry at myself. I would think that if a pitcher threw up a home run ball, he should be angry at himself.
- Willie Stargell

Judgment traps you within the limitations of your comparisons. It inhibits freedom.
- Willie Stargell

People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can.
- Willie Stargell

That's where the future lies, in the youth of today.
- Willie Stargell

The bat is gone, but the smile remains.
- Willie Stargell

There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.
- Willie Stargell

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