Top 28 Quotes by Roger Clemens

William Roger Clemens is the full name of an American retired professional baseball pitcher. He played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for teams, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. Roger was one of the most leading pitchers in major league history.

Moreover, he was an 11-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion. He is also the winner of seven Cy Young Awards during his career. Especially, he is popular for his fierce competitive nature and hard-throwing pitching style. So, I am presenting the top 28 quotes by this great player below. Have a look.

Roger Clemens on field
Roger Clemens on field

“I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.”― Roger Clemens

“I wish there was a bar I could send opposing teams to and get them hammered or something – I could tell my buddies in New York to leave their places open or something. Playing for the Yankees, guys come at you extremely hard. I have to be ready, or I’ll be embarrassed.”― Roger Clemens

“It was an exciting time for me personally because the number of times I’ve been to the playoffs, that was the opportunity to obtain the first ring. That was special, that’s for sure.”― Roger Clemens

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“I’d be cheating everyone here, the staff and rest of my teammates, if I wasn’t able to stay on top of my work. It was almost like therapy, to come back and get in an environment I’m comfortable with.”― Roger Clemens

“The tradition you have at the University of Texas is like no other. It helped me in the future where I got to play in 2 cities that were rich in tradition.”― Roger Clemens

“Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it.”― Roger Clemens

“I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that’s what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it.”― Roger Clemens

“You know in 1982, the year we came in tied for 3rd, we probably had a better team – I mean as far as talent. When we came back the following year and won it, our pitching staff was a little more experienced and it was such a thrill.”― Roger Clemens

“Going to Omaha for the College World Series – the people there are tremendous – huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days – you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that.”― Roger Clemens

“Even though I play a professional sport now, I love college baseball.”― Roger Clemens

“The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general – not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well.”― Roger Clemens

“Everybody kind of perceives me as being angry. It’s not anger, it’s motivation.”― Roger Clemens

“Every time I toe the rubber, it’s no different for me than it was in the World Series.”― Roger Clemens

“But I’m not looking forward to trying to strike out a lot of guys.”― Roger Clemens

“If I get two strikes, I’ll go to a pitch maybe that will help induce that a little bit.”― Roger Clemens

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“But I got a guy on third, I was in a jam the other day in a game, all those situations, when you need a strikeout there, in big spots. But we are very aware of that fact, that these guys put the ball in play.”― Roger Clemens

“My only day off is the day I pitch.”― Roger Clemens

“When I look back at the tapes, your first everything, your first All-Star Game, your first playoff experience, it just seems like it went by really fast.”― Roger Clemens

“I don’t bat an eye at stuff like that. I’ve had my share of wins. If I worried about the games I should have won, it would probably drive me crazy. It was a fun game to pitch in.”― Roger Clemens

“My main concern is when it’s 2-0, I’ve got to keep it at 2-0. It gives us a little more of a chance. To give up four more runs, that isn’t going to get it done. I don’t care who you’re facing or who you’re playing, it’s not going to get it done.”― Roger Clemens

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“I’ve lost a little bit of my fire… I don’t want to say I’ve lost my passion.”― Roger Clemens

“I’ve been very fortunate. I feel very thankful. I’ve been able to come home and do some fun things and make it exciting for people here at home.”― Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens quote on interest
Roger Clemens quote on interest

“I am disappointed that my 25 years in public life have apparently not earned me the benefit of the doubt, but I understand that Senator Mitchell’s report has raised many serious questions. I plan to publicly answer all of those questions at the appropriate time in the appropriate way. I only ask that in the meantime people not rush to judgment.”― Roger Clemens

“Again, like I said, I went out to play the game of baseball because I love to play it. I did it right. I did it the right way. I worked hard doing it.”― Roger Clemens

“The reality is that my stepfather was like a father to me and watching him die from a sudden heart attack was one of the hardest things I have ever gone through.”― Roger Clemens

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“Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas.”― Roger Clemens

“College baseball, I love it. I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that’s what they plan on doing after college to take the next step.”― Roger Clemens

“The tradition you have at the University of Texas is like no other.”― Roger Clemens

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