76 Total Quotes

Tom Glavine Quotes

Tom Glavine
I like to be in a position of helping people. I find it very humbling that, simply by playing baseball, I'm in position to help so many people. I never take that for granted.
Tom Glavine
#Baseball

Tom Glavine
The thing that stuck out about him was his energy and enthusiasm when he played. He was a fun guy to watch.
Tom Glavine
#Energy

Tom Glavine
It's just the environment that we're in right now. There's a lot of people who still don't want to believe that the program we have in place is a good program, and that it's going to work. They're just trying to find a way to shoot holes in it.
Tom Glavine
#Environment

Tom Glavine
I think everything comes together. I think it's me being more comfortable with what I am trying to do in terms of how I pitch, in using the curveball and stuff like that. It all brings the package together.
Tom Glavine
#Trying

Tom Glavine
You don't always expect them to get excited about anything to do with school, but they do. It's kind of their thing. They have concern for it and they're proud of how it looks. It's kind of an extension of their personality. They want it to be cool like they are.
Tom Glavine
#School

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As much as you love to finish games and all that kind of stuff, at the same time as a starting pitcher you hate to come out of a game where your closer has no margin for error, ... So at least with one guy on, Braden's got a little margin to make a mistake.
Tom Glavine
#Games

Tom Glavine
I don't feel the anxiety I felt in my first start for the Mets, ... Obviously, that game wasn't as important in the standings as [tonight's] game.
Tom Glavine
#Anxiety

Tom Glavine
As much as you love to finish games and all that kind of stuff, at the same time as a starting pitcher you hate to come out of a game where your closer has no margin for error. So at least with one guy on, Braden's got a little margin to make a mistake.
Tom Glavine
#Games

Tom Glavine
I don't feel the anxiety I felt in my first start for the Mets. Obviously, that game wasn't as important in the standings as [tonight's] game.
Tom Glavine
#Anxiety

Tom Glavine
If I have to make the team on my vertical jump, my long jump or my running ability, I don't like my chances. I don't plan, unless my arm falls off, on getting this close to 300 wins and then shutting it down.
Tom Glavine
#Ability

Tom Glavine
Unless my arm falls off, I'm not planning on getting this close to 300 wins and shutting it down.
Tom Glavine
#Planning

Tom Glavine
I don't like going to young players and forcing myself on them with advice because they get it all the time. But, if someone asked I'd help them anyway I could. When they approach you, you know they want to learn.
Tom Glavine
#Advice

Tom Glavine
I think that's still part of the excitement of being out there. If I get to the point where I don't, then I don't need to be playing anymore. So at least I know I still care about it, and it matters, and I want to do well.
Tom Glavine
#Excitement

Tom Glavine
He carried himself with a lot of passion, and he had an infectious personality, so he's going to be missed. You hate seeing something like that, obviously, at such a young age and seemingly in the prime of his life .
Tom Glavine
#Passion

Tom Glavine
Without having read it, being told what was in the newspaper, I'm not going to deny that that conversation took place. But that's it. That's a business situation that should remain between the people that were involved. As far as my reaction to it, I really don't have one. I think the only reaction is that I don't really think it's something that needs to be public knowledge.
Tom Glavine
#Conversation

Tom Glavine
Oh my God. Everybody knows he's strong. Still, when you see something like that, it's impressive.
Tom Glavine
#God

Tom Glavine
The sooner you know, the more you can focus.
Tom Glavine
#Focus

Tom Glavine
I guess the box line pretty much speaks for what it was: two terrible pitches and gave up two bombs and everything else was pretty good. It tells me when I'm executing my pitches, I'm getting the results that I want.
Tom Glavine
#Bombs

Tom Glavine
I gave up two bombs. Everything else was pretty good. That tells me that when I execute my pitches, I'm getting the results I want. I guess the downside is the result of the two home runs. I've got to get a little bit better command on my fastball.
Tom Glavine
#Bombs

Tom Glavine
It might have been their birthdays. I gave them each a gift.
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#Birthday

Tom Glavine
Good, for a lack of a better word. He has adapted to what I am trying to do, of where I want to throw and when to use my breaking ball.
Tom Glavine
#Trying

Tom Glavine
Having Billy makes us a better team. He will give us a sense of security in the late innings.
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#Security

Tom Glavine
I think it was a little bit easier to enjoy yourself and just focus more on getting better. If you're on a team that's expected to win you have to produce, and that's a whole lot different situation.
Tom Glavine
#Focus

Tom Glavine
What may have happened in the past, it doesn't matter. This is a different year and a new team that's constructed a different way. Today, you saw what it is that we're excited about.
Tom Glavine
#Past

Tom Glavine
That's too far ahead to think about. I'm just thinking about this season. That's all I can control.
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#Control

Tom Glavine
You could hear the noise, you could hear the excitement, and Billy didn't disappoint.
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#Excitement

Tom Glavine
It's a complete reversal. It's certainly something we want to continue to do, but we have had some problems last year winning on the road, and that's something we have to do something about.
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#Problems

Tom Glavine
He continues to show why so many people, teammates included, are excited about what he's capable of doing. He's a great player. Certainly he's had chances the first week to come up in big spots, and done a good job of producing.
Tom Glavine
#People

Tom Glavine
We were running out of outs. You don't get a lot of opportunities.
Tom Glavine
#Running

Tom Glavine
I was tired (in the fifth). Striking a lot of guys out is hard work. I realized in the fifth I didn't have a lot of ground outs.
Tom Glavine
#Hard Work