Top 5 Catfish Hunter Quotes

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James Augustus Hunter was the real name of one of the professional baseball players nicknamed Catfish. Most people know him as Catfish Hunter, born on April 8, 1946, but unfortunately died on September 9, 1999. He has also played as a pitcher for the Kansas City and New York Yankees.

Talking about his career, he was the first pitcher who connected to a victory of 200 career games since 1915. He is also regarded as baseball’s first big-money free agent as he was a member of five World Series championship teams.

Moreover, Hunter was retired in 1979 because he got persistent arm problems just before that. In 1987, he got entered into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He is no more after his diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease. Now, visit his top 5 quotes that will inspire you.

Catfish Hunter on field
Catfish Hunter on field

“The difference between God and Reggie Jackson is that God doesn’t think he’s Reggie Jackson.”― Catfish Hunter

“The sun don’t shine on the same dog’s ass all the time.”― Catfish Hunter

“Winning isn’t everything. Wanting to win is.”― Catfish Hunter

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“I had some friends here from North Carolina who’d never seen a homer, so I gave them a couple.”― Catfish Hunter

“The bigger the game, the better I liked it. Not that I was about to let anybody know I was excited. I approached every game the same way. One pitch, one hitter at a time.”― Catfish Hunter

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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