24 Total Quotes

Dave Dombrowski Quotes

It works out well - Lou lives in Lakeland, and he's a great Tiger. He's worked hard on the field for us and has done a good job in spring training.
Dave Dombrowski
#Field

I think injuries played some part in our club not performing as well [during the season]. We never had our club together very long. Unfortunately, the little bit of time we did have them, we didn't play very well during that time period.
Dave Dombrowski
#Club

The decision to name one of the top managers in the game of baseball in recent time, to bring him back to this organization, is a very big day for our franchise.
Dave Dombrowski
#Baseball

He's an outstanding manager, one of the best in baseball.
Dave Dombrowski
#Baseball

We're extremely pleased to have a person of his makeup and his ability to bolster the bullpen.
Dave Dombrowski
#Ability

But I don't think in my own mind I had a perspective on how long it would take, but we knew it wasn't something that would happen overnight.
Dave Dombrowski
#Mind

Naturally, you don't ask him to lead the other guys. But if you watch (the pitchers), he's like a sponge. They're always around him, asking questions.
Dave Dombrowski
#Ask

I think he's going to be fine. There's no reason to believe he won't be fine. We just can't take any chances with that.
Dave Dombrowski
#Believe

It works out well -- Lou lives in Lakeland, and he's a great Tiger. He's worked hard on the field for us and has done a good job in spring training.
Dave Dombrowski
#Field

When we first got married, baseball wasn't her favorite sport.
Dave Dombrowski
#Baseball

He's got that hop in his step, the passion back. I think everyone knows who's in charge at this point.
Dave Dombrowski
#Passion

It's an inexact science. That's why you need to have a system that's consistently producing good prospects.
Dave Dombrowski
#Science

I don't think it takes long for somebody to be impressed with Jim Leyland and his knowledge of the game. He knows what he wants to accomplish, and he's done it so many times. He's a great communicator. The players like him.
Dave Dombrowski
#Knowledge

He's always been a very highly touted individual, a guy that still has a lot of ability. It really comes down at some point to you have to put it together on the field.
Dave Dombrowski
#Ability

I always wanted to be a general manager.
Dave Dombrowski
#General

I'm sure that both sports offer their own unique challenges when developing young talent. But I think baseball is more of a crapshoot because you're generally looking at a longer time frame in the maturation process of a young prospect.
Dave Dombrowski
#Baseball

The No. 1 key for our club is health because if we can keep our everyday players on the field, we'll score runs. We have the capability to have a solid pitching staff, especially with the additions of Kenny Rogers, Todd Jones and our two young pitchers.
Dave Dombrowski
#Health

Some people from the minor leagues have told me that once he comes here, he'll never go back to the minors. He's very well regarded.
Dave Dombrowski
#People

The Central might be the best now. But that's potentially a good thing for a team that's trying to develop a consistency day in and day out.
Dave Dombrowski
#Trying

This man knows how to manage a baseball club.
Dave Dombrowski
#Baseball

People don't come to your games to see your manager. I can understand why some people will feel that this was based on Alan's popularity here. But really, we could not afford to make this decision based on that, because we need to right this ship.
Dave Dombrowski
#Games #Popularity

The time away from the game has helped him a great deal.
Dave Dombrowski
#Game

I don't have any steadfast rule. I think it's more of a generality. I think in Mike's case, he's a guy who expressed a desire to have a multiyear deal. Based upon his past performance, we were open-minded to it.
Dave Dombrowski
#Desire