Re: Mesoraco makes team, Olivo down or gone
Originally Posted by dougdirt
You had better be careful calling players selfish. That doesn't sit well around here.
But I just can't believe that most Major Leaguers are so weak minded that they let something like that get in their way from throwing their pitch. Sure, if they put Todd Frazier in the gear back there, I get being hesitant to bury a breaking ball. But guys that are actually Major League quality catchers?
Most really great ballplayers are somewhat selfish and into themselves. No. most are a lot into themselves. Nothing to see there. Doesn't mean they don't want to be into the team. Self pride and motivation is a quality that most of those guys have. They care, immensely, about their individual stat line as it measures them. If it doesn't sit well around here, it's because those people have not been around many ballplayers.
Talent is God Given: be humble.
Fame is man given: be thankful.
Conceit is self given: be careful.