Pedro Martinez quotes

  • I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Inspiration #Believe #Health

  • I want to feel secure personally. Have a competitive team out there -- I really want to win; I hate losing -- and, I guess, I want to be treated like a normal person.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Team #Hate #Winning

  • I keep active because I have not announced my retirement, because that is something that takes time and you have to plan it. Plus, it is something that the Dominican people expected.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Retirement #People #Plus

  • If you want to follow some good steps, it would Proverbs, all over.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Want #Steps

  • My brother never got an opportunity to throw a pitch, and I didn't want the same thing to happen to another young kid.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Brother #Kids #Opportunity

  • None of the teams that actually probably were offering me a job from the getgo, actually in spring training, are in the playoffs right now.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Jobs #Team #Spring

  • Some of the things I've done are really special.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Special #Done

  • Some other things I don't miss: the media and the pressure of just being asked to do, and being asked questions every day.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Media #Missing #Just Being

  • Whether you like it or not, the last few years I'd be the first one to tell you I haven't been the Pedro Martinez that I'm used to being.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Years #Lasts #Firsts

  • I just try to do what I have to do and let the people out there do what they have to do, which is have fun, scream, yell and jump around. I try to do what I have to do, which is play baseball, and I can only play in that piece of area there, so that's what I try to do.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Baseball #Fun #Play

  • I wasn't playing mind games with anybody, I just said what I said. I am responsible for it, but I wish everybody would fall asleep for that one and let me go out there and do my thing.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Fall #Games #Mind

  • Because I want to have my arm in good shape, I need to have my legs in good shape. Without a leg, there is no arm.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Shapes #Want #Arms

  • If I wanted to pitch that bad, I probably would. But I don't think I'm in that stage.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Thinking #Stage #Wanted

  • I'm thankful for not ever taking anything illegal.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Illegal

  • My first ball I ever got from a Big League player I actually got to purchase in Dodger Stadium in a silent auction, was Reggie Jackson.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Player #League #Firsts

  • Before, if I wasn't in baseball, I wanted to become a doctor.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Baseball #Doctors #Wanted

  • I remember quotes in the paper, 'Here comes the man that New York loves to hate.' Man? None of you have probably ever eaten steak with me or rice and beans with me to understand what the man is about. You might say the player, the competitor, but the man? You guys have abused my name. You guys have said so many things, have written so many things.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #New York #Hate #Player

  • Georgie Porgie, he might buy the whole league, but he doesn't have enough money to buy fear to put in my heart.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Heart #League #Might

  • I doubt that I will get involved with politics. That's something I don't have in me.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Doubt #Get Involved

  • I do miss competing, being out there - the atmosphere, I do miss it.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Missing #Atmosphere #Competing

  • Actually the adrenaline of the game will probably help me out a little bit to regain command and concentration about the things that I have to do.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Games #Littles #Helping

  • I get a lot of kids distracted. Sometimes they got to go cover left field, but they're over here talking to me, getting an autograph.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Kids #Talking #Fields

  • I had the opportunity to go with some other teams. But I didn't consider those teams to be contenders, and I was right.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Team #Opportunity

  • I understand business and understand the ugly face of baseball, which is the business part of baseball.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Baseball #Ugly #Faces

  • I'm open to play for anybody that would give me respect, treat me the right way, and actually going to make me feel comfortable.
    -- Pedro Martinez

    #Play #Giving #Way

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