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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In my day, it was very, very hard for a Latino player to make it to the major leagues and establish himself at that level,”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Those days were very tough, ... All my teammates are white and it was a different time. At times when we traveled, I couldn't go out to eat with the white players; I had to wait until someone brought something out to the bus. We couldn't stay in the same hotels or live in a different neighborhood.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In 1968, I won 26 games and completed 30 games, but I couldn't get one vote for the Cy Young, because Gibson had a 1.12 ERA, ... So, you know how big the rivalry was back then.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“You had to pitch in and out, ... Then, the zone didn't belong to the hitters; it belonged to the pitchers. Today, if you pitch too far inside, the umpire would stop you right there. I don't think it's fair. If you are trying to hurt somebody, that's different.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“One day I overheard him talking to a bunch of the hitters on my team in the dugout, and he said, 'Well, the pitch I really have trouble with is up and in.' So that's where I'd go with Clemente.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“That man helped us so much. We stopped in some places to eat and that man used to go from the back door through the kitchen with us to make sure we had something to eat, ... I don't think without that help from Buddy Kerr we could have made it. We would never have come back.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“When he hit a ground ball to you, you knew you had to make a good throw because he was going to be running.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Before I threw the ball I prayed a little bit to God; `Please let this pitch be in a good spot for him not to hit it too hard.' I think I was lucky enough to throw the ball in a good spot. It was a ground ball out, ... I remember one time in Pittsburgh, I struck him out three times. I think that was the greatest day in my life.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We used to look at Felipe as our guiding man that we listened to,”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We are all so close. We are godfather to each others' kids. I was the best man at Jesus' wedding.”

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