It’s one thing to have the gift, the ability and the talent. You need to put the work into it yourself, whether staring at video, starting early, preparation. You never take that for granted.
Albert Pujols Quotes
I feel I had a good career in high school and I felt like I could’ve been drafted a little higher, but it didn’t happen. So, I think carrying that chip on my shoulder knowing I want to prove these guys wrong helped me.
As long as you’ve got the passion and as long as you still love it, I think you should continue to do what your passion is with the gift that God has given you.
I don’t know what the future holds for me, but if I ever had that opportunity to manage or coach, I think I’d be interested. Why not?
People say, “What would have happened if you stayed in St. Louis?” My best numbers are in St. Louis, but it probably would have been worse if I stayed since I had those injuries, and they don’t have a DH.