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All though I didn't meet him. His legend and his saga and his story is just that. Jackie Robinson, we all have to tip our hat to him. Because he made the game available to guys like me.
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And I found out, the other part of it is that I found out and in my desire to life successfully, that baseball fit very well into my life. It's been a great teacher, trainer, mentor and you'll see what I mean in the next few minutes that I have to speak.
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And I have to tell you, Willie Mays, for just being the best. You're the best man. I always wanted to do anything like you did.
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And then 45 years later, as I finished my career in the great city of Cleveland, that was another great way to end my career, going to the World Series.
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Baseball realizes it's not the only game in town. You have to do these kinds of things to introduce people to baseball.
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But I'll tell you this, it started with my mother. I have to give her. God bless her and rest her soul. I had a good foundation at home, so when I was able to go off and do these things in baseball there was always support.
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Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
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I am truly sorry that a fowl of Canada is no longer with us.
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I chose baseball because to me baseball is the best game of all.
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I grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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I never had to cheat, I get them with what I got.
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I'm just glad to get off three-hundred ninety-nine (career home runs). It sounds like something you'd purchase at a discount store.
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Made it through high school, went to the University of Minnesota.
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Now I can't tell you how excited I am, and how blessed I am to be able to be going into the Hall of Fame today.
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Now it's on to May, and you know about me and May.
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People I look to: again, Hank Aaron, man you challenged the status quo and the records of the game. Monumental feats in an era where people didn't like that.
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Roberto Clemente, not only because you played right field like it was supposed to be played, but your humanitarian efforts will live on forever.
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The people in my life that were not only what I call heroes, but these are the people that overcame extraordinary circumstances in life.
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The people like the American Legion Post that gave us a chance to play. A place to play and a chance to play.
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The sooner I get into the Hall of Fame the better.
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The Yankees won the pennant, we went on to the World Series, 41 years after that in the city of Toronto. The great city of Toronto, and all the provinces in Canada, everybody reached out and they were excited because we won the first World Series ever, across the border.
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There are a lot of people who influenced me, nurtured me, helped me along the way. But I can just recall looking back, the first time I got my baseball glove. Put it on the wrong hand, all those kind of things.
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There are other people like Henry Aaron. Man, just for being the best and breaking records at a time when people didn't want you to.
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There is no way, believe me, despite my name being Winfield, and loving the game dearly. It wasn't in the cards. I didn't know what it was going to take to get here.
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There's a common thread among these guys. These guys not only loves the game baseball. These guys had an intense desire to win. They were great teammates, and baseball just became a part of their life So they put up with all kinds of circumstances to achieve what they did in their life.
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These days baseball is different. You come to spring training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up.
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Those are real heroes. Hilton Smith, guys that played in the Negro Leagues, never got a chance in the Major Leagues. But you kept on playing.
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To give you an idea what it feels like to be going in with some of the best baseball players of all-time, I mean it is fantastic. I have to say this about them, there are so many of these guys up here that were my role models, people I looked up to, people I wanted to be like.
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To the people out there, baseball is a simple sport. But it is complex. It is never easy.
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You can understand it, but if you don't have your head right you can't play this game. You shouldn't even start.
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You have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
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You have to go understand that life and baseball is littered with all kinds of obstacles and problems along the way. You have to learn how to overcome them to be successful in life.
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You know, heroes are ordinary people that have achieved extraordinary things in life.
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You know, many of you kids can't relate to what it takes to get to the top rung, the top of the heap, to have success. We're looking for things that come in a minute. It just doesn't happen.
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Dave Winfield Events

'I Have a Dream' Foundation Los Angeles 12th Annual Gospel Brunch held at the House of Blues

2010-02-24

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