47 Total Quotes

Tom Hicks Quotes

I wanted to get Buck's first-hand view of the team after a tough road trip. We try to do it a couple of times a year and it was good night to spend the evening talking baseball. I got his perspective on what's going on with team.
Tom Hicks
#Bachelor

It's just a company trying to be opportunistic. I would say the Stars alone are worth somewhere between $250 and $300 million, so it was really just a silly, irrelevant idea.
Tom Hicks
#Company

It was not a big deal. There's not a lot of joy in the Rangerdom right now. That's baseball.
Tom Hicks
#Baseball

We have really been moved by so much tragedy that I said to our guys that we need to do something that can lighten their load momentarily and give the people a fun evening. We hope we can get several thousand to come out and have a good time.
Tom Hicks
#Tragedy

There is no doubt that the hard work of the Johnson staff and district staff as we implement new teaching and learning strategies is at the heart of this recognition, ... We are very proud of Johnson Elementary and our staff, and we fully anticipate that we will see more success as we move forward.
Tom Hicks
#Doubt

We looked at that bad experience and said this is a great opportunity to use a problem solving strategy we're going to use in the future under ISO, a process to resolve issues related to quality,
Tom Hicks
#Experience

It's disappointing, it really is. Our players know the rules. They know they are going to be tested. If any of them get caught, shame on them. I am disappointed.
Tom Hicks
#Rules

I'm confident in his abilities and for the continued growth of the organization.
Tom Hicks
#Growth

He's got a truly brilliant mind, he's a walking baseball encyclopedia. I think his youth is an asset to us. … I did my first leveraged buyout when I was about that age. Young people can kind of do things in this life.
Tom Hicks
#Baseball

He is a truly brilliant mind. His youth is an asset to us. He's a truly exceptional talent.
Tom Hicks
#Mind

He's the man. I'm going to listen to his advice. He'll make the recommendations and the tough calls on the players we draft, players we sign.
Tom Hicks
#Advice

The management team he (Hart) put in place allows me to promote Jon Daniels to become the youngest general manager in major league history,
Tom Hicks
#Management

This guy is a brilliant baseball mind. And as you get to know him, you're going to see why I made the decision.
Tom Hicks
#Baseball

[Stars owner Tom Hicks said the owners are solidly behind Bettman, and he does not expect many differing opinions at the meeting in New York.] There are economic differences between the teams, so I'm sure some teams want to get playing because they're losing money by not playing, ... But I anticipate we will come out of this with a total resolve to fix the system, and we'll press forward in trying to accomplish that goal.
Tom Hicks
#Opinions

I told John if he wanted to go back into baseball that I wouldn't stand in his way, but that he has an important role with us. I told Frank he was welcome to talk to John to see if he has any interest. He said he would call him and see.
Tom Hicks
#Baseball

John has an important job here with the Rangers. I want him as part of our team as we move forward and I am glad he has decided to stay with our organization.
Tom Hicks
#Job

Without Adobe's partnership, USGBC never would have been able to implement this upgrade as quickly and seamlessly.
Tom Hicks
#Partnership

I'm glad I didn't sell the team because it really has become special. I can't believe it's been 10 years.
Tom Hicks
#Believe

We have experienced problems with the pay stations that we are trying to work through, but it created such a level of customer dissatisfaction that I thought it necessary to remove them from service while we resolve the issues.
Tom Hicks
#Problems

We have tremendous respect for the player and what he has meant to the game of baseball.
Tom Hicks
#Baseball

We're just waiting. We have tremendous respect for the player and what he has meant to the game of baseball. We hope he decides to play. Once he's made the decision, he's a player we would have great interest in.
Tom Hicks
#Baseball

His youth is an asset to us. He's 28, the same age I made my first leveraged buyout. It shows you young guys can do good things in this world. As you get to know him, you'll see why I made the decision.
Tom Hicks
#Age And Aging

I didn't ask if there were any questions.
Tom Hicks
#Ask

We know we are in a tough division. The three teams we're competing with have the same expectation of winning the division. That's our expectation.
Tom Hicks
#Expectation

He lives 15 minutes from Minute Maid Park, so that's a big advantage.
Tom Hicks
#Advantage

He lives 15 minutes from Minute Maid Park, so that's a big advantage. He's a true champion. He took Texas to the College World Series and Houston to the World Series. We made the presentation to him that he can do the same with the Rangers.
Tom Hicks
#Advantage

It means a little stability, a little security.
Tom Hicks
#Security

We doubled the size of our house but in effect we kept the energy use the same.
Tom Hicks
#Energy

He expressed interest, he wants to talk to his wife about it.
Tom Hicks
#Interest

Texas politics has been dominated by George Bush for so long. It's a whole new world.
Tom Hicks
#Politics