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19 Famous Wade Boggs Quotes

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Posted on February 16, 2022

Wade Boggs

Wada Boggs is a well-known retired American professional baseball third baseman. During his 18-year baseball career, he was a member of the Boston Red Sox. Along with this, he joined the New York Yankees and helped them win the World Series in 1996.

Furthermore, he is placed 33rd on the list of Major League Baseball players’ lifetime leaders in hitting average. And when he was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005, he reached the pinnacle of his popularity. Similarly, he has amassed a massive fan base that will be following his top 25 quotes, which are listed below.

  1. “A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, and it sparks extraordinary results.”― Wade Boggs
  2. “Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad because you are so special to me. You taught me the game, and you taught me how to play it right.”― Wade Boggs
  3. “Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us but the attitude we bring to life.”― Wade Boggs
  4. “One guy that I wish was here right now, Ted Williams helped me so much, our long talks, not about hitting but about fishing, one of Ted’s passions, and I wish he was here today to share this with me because I owe so much to Ted Williams.”― Wade Boggs
  5. “When you set goals, and you reach those goals in mid-August and early September, there’s nothing to look forward to. You sort of losing your drive.”― Wade Boggs
  6. “In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball.”― Wade Boggs
  7. “Looking back on those days and little leaguer, the Hall of Fame is not even a blinking star, but through baseball travels and moving up the ladder, that star begins to flicker.”― Wade Boggs
  8. “The old saying was, ‘Boggs never drives in any runs.’ I played in 155 games. I led off. That’s 155 plate appearance where I come up with nobody on.”― Wade Boggs
  9. “I felt that I’d rather be lucky than good. That’s the aspect I kept bringing to baseball. The more superstitions I had, the better off I’d have of finding more luck.”― Wade Boggs
  10. “I got pantsed in ‘Bar Wars,’ the number-one-rated episode of ‘Cheers’ all time. I’m very proud of that.”― Wade Boggs
  11. “My God… What are the headlines going to be like on Monday if the Yankees don’t make the playoffs?”― Wade Boggs
  12. “I haven’t been really superstitious once I left baseball, actually.”― Wade Boggs
  13. “The owner of the New York Yankees, Mr. George Steinbrenner who I had the greatest respect for, I want to thank him for giving me the opportunity to win that special ring in 1996.”― Wade Boggs
  14. “Then there’s Johnny Pesky, hit me countless number of ground balls and improved my fielding so much.”― Wade Boggs
  15. “This journey started about 42 years ago in a little town of Brunswick, Georgia.”― Wade Boggs
  16. “I think athletes, in general, are actors. We perform in front of big crowds. People pay to come to see you play. So, people come to see you to basically act.”― Wade Boggs
  17. “Rod Carew told me once that for those that know you, no explanation is necessary, and for those that don’t know you, none is possible. That’s the philosophy I live by.”― Wade Boggs
  18. “To me, hitting the ball in the air means hitting a line drive, and I hit far more balls in the air.”― Wade Boggs
  19. “You can’t see the bat hit the ball if you’re generating any bat speed. If you’re just laying the bat through the strike zone, sure, maybe.”― Wade Boggs

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