1. 10

    I'm just like everybody else. I have two arms, two legs and four-thousand hits.

  2. 9

    Sliding headfirst is the safest way to get to the next base, I think, and the fastest. You don't lose your momentum, and there's one more important reason I slide headfirst, it gets my picture in the paper.

  3. 8

    Practice the game the way you're going to play the game. Practice hard and play hard. Run hard and above all else, hustle every moment you're on the field where you are practicing or playing in a game.

  4. 7

    Every time I step up to the plate, I expect to get a hit. If I don't expect to get a hit, I have no right to step into the batter's box in the first place.

  5. 6

    Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old. I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you've got both, you can play baseball.

  6. 5

    Am I still in uniform? Then I ain't retired.

  7. 4

    You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life.

  8. 3

    See the ball; hit the ball.

  9. 2

    Jay Z got Cano a big raise, but he got him an extra 30-day vacation - and it's called October.

  10. 1

    You'd be surprised how many shortcomings can be overcome by hustle.

  11. Last Update: 28 January 2023

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