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Tim McCarver Topic

10/28/2009 10:04 PM
OK, Mr. Obvious strikes again. Post your favorite quotes:

"The fielder is really not responsible for balls down the right field line."
10/28/2009 10:08 PM
"Catchers don't catch those."- I've heard him say that dozens of times. Say it once, fine, more than once, shut the hell up.
10/28/2009 10:20 PM
"Home runs are rally-killers".
10/28/2009 10:26 PM
"One thing about ground balls. They don't go out of the ball park."
10/28/2009 10:34 PM
"Can anyone understand Ozzie Gullien? Because I can't."
10/28/2009 11:05 PM
"The cake...was a shut out by Cliff Lee. The icing...was a double by Carlos Ruiz."

10/28/2009 11:06 PM
"The ball has a mind of it's have nothing to do with it."

He's in rare form in the 9th.
10/28/2009 11:25 PM
"Watch the right foot throw"
10/29/2009 6:59 AM
"He'll look for that pitch inside and jerk it to "
*singles to right*

*catcher signals for fastball*
"Here's the change-up"
10/29/2009 7:14 AM
"He'll be looking to come tight inside... and there it is, tight inside."

(A ball right over the heart of the plate)
10/29/2009 2:36 PM
"Up until I got hurt, I was having a pretty healthy season."

That wasn't McCarver(it was Jamie Moyer) but it seems to fit the theme of the thread.

10/29/2009 3:29 PM
Well McCarver WAS a decent catcher anyway.
10/29/2009 3:38 PM
Quote: Originally Posted By knucklebones on 10/29/2009Well McCarver WAS a decent catcher anyway
Carlton & Gibson made it look that way.
10/29/2009 3:49 PM
Tim McCraver when catching Bob Gibson

I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson. He told me to get back behind the batter; that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit.
10/29/2009 3:49 PM
From all the stories I've read, sounded like Gibson thought he was a chump, actually.
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