Prince Fielder quotes

  • I play to lift a city, and raise a banner.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Play #Cities #Banner

  • A lot of people probably think I'm not athletic or don't even try to work out or whatever, but I do. Just because you're big doesn't mean you can't be an athlete. And just because you work out doesn't mean you're going to have a 12-pack. I work out to make sure I can do my job to the best of my ability. Other than that, I'm not going up there trying to be a fitness model.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Jobs #Athlete #Mean

  • Just because you're big doesn't mean you can't be an athlete. And just because you work out doesn't mean you're going to have a 12-pack.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Athlete #Mean #Work Out

  • A lot of people probably say I'm stupid, and they're probably right, because there are people who take days off who are still in the league, and I'm not.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Stupid #People #League

  • You don't need to have a perfect ending to be happy.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Perfect #Needs

  • Obviously, I think this [162 games a year four times] caused my early retirement, but I couldn't do it any other way. Just for the record, I never asked for any of the days off in my career.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Retirement #Thinking #Years

  • Coming up through high school, coaches would tell me not to swing so hard. It's the only way I know. It just happens.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #School #Swings #Way

  • If there's a man on second, I'm trying to get him in with a base hit. The doubles and homers will come. Sooner or later they'll go out naturally. I'm just trying not to do too much.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Men #Trying #Too Much

  • I miss playing baseball. Just being able to swing the bat, or run, or dive for a ball, or slide into second. If I could even do that in a softball league, I would never miss anything about baseball. I don't miss the crowds or the travel or even being in the big leagues. I just miss being able to take batting practice and being able to swing as hard as I can. That's all I miss.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Softball #Baseball #Running

  • It was pretty hard to actually have to say the words with my teammates, my wife and my boys there. I realized it was going to happen before that day [I announce retirement], but to have to announce it and talk about in front of a lot of people was tougher than I expected. I'm glad that feeling has kind of gone away. That sadness hasn't lingered.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Retirement #Sadness #Boys

  • I saw [ that I and my father, Cecil end our careers with 319 home runs] after I retired. It was just weird. With all the games we played, neither one of us could hit one more home run? Obviously, it was supposed to go that way. It's a pretty cool thing, I guess.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Running #Father #Home

  • I thought it might be a cool thing [food show] to do when I retired a few years later. Then retirement came slightly prematurely.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Retirement #Years #Might

  • I'm still working out. It keeps me feeling good about things.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Work Out #Feel Good #Feelings

  • If I could even do that [playing] in a softball league, I would never miss anything about baseball.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Softball #Baseball #League

  • I miss the guys, and I miss playing baseball. Just being able to swing the bat, or run, or dive for a ball, or slide into second.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Running #Baseball #Swings

  • Obviously I wasn't playing well at the time. But as a player, you lie to yourself. You say, "There's nothing wrong. I'm just not on time [at the plate]." You make something else up because pain is not an option.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Pain #Lying #Player

  • I'd like to help out in any way I can, especially with the younger guys in the minor leagues. But as far as setting something up, we haven't really talked about it.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #League #Guy #Way

  • I guess you need days off, but I just didn't want them.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Days Off #Needs #Want

  • Honestly, right now, I don't want to be around baseball. Not that I don't like it. But I'm having fun right here, hanging around my family and watching my kids' games.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Baseball #Fun #Kids

  • It's easier for me to accept that I can't play anymore because I literally gave it all I got. That allows me to be a little bit more at peace.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Play #Littles #Accepting

  • We took a family trip to Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia over Christmas and New Year's. Three weeks was a long time, but it was cool, man. We were on the ocean, so that was kind of intense. After a couple of days you realize how far out you are.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #New Year #Couple #Ocean

  • There are maybe one or two hours a day when I think I can play, but I get over that real quick once I realize the risk and my wife tells me, "Just take a seat."
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Real #Thinking #Play

  • I was a guy who came to work every day. I was there. When my manager got to the field at 12, I felt like there was no reason for him to ever wonder if I was playing. For me, that's a big deal. I teach that to my kids.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Kids #Guy #Fields

  • I get to kind of pretend I'm going to play baseball. I get to work out and do all the stuff that was part of baseball. I just don't get to play.
    -- Prince Fielder

    #Baseball #Play #Work Out

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