Prince Fielder Quotes.
I have nothing left to prove. I’ve already done enough to my neck.
Honestly, right now, I don’t want to be around baseball. Not that I don’t like it. But I’m having fun right here, hanging around my family and watching my kids’ games.
I have a food show.It’s not just baseball people. It’s a mixture of baseball people, actors, musicians, chefs and whatnot. They bring out different dishes, and at the end of the show, I give the one I like the most the “Fielder’s choice.” It’s good TV.
You don’t need to have a perfect ending to be happy.
I’d like to help out in any way I can, especially with the younger guys in the minor leagues. But as far as setting something up, we haven’t really talked about it.
If I could even do that [playing] in a softball league, I would never miss anything about baseball.
When you cut your hair, everybody thinks you lost weight.
I saw [ that I and my father, Cecil end our careers with 319 home runs] after I retired. It was just weird. With all the games we played, neither one of us could hit one more home run? Obviously, it was supposed to go that way. It’s a pretty cool thing, I guess.
I play to lift a city, and raise a banner.
It’s easier for me to accept that I can’t play anymore because I literally gave it all I got. That allows me to be a little bit more at peace.
A lot of people probably say I’m stupid, and they’re probably right, because there are people who take days off who are still in the league, and I’m not.
I definitely don’t want to run any 5K races anytime soon. I can work out pretty hard as far as intensity. But as far as playing basketball or anything high impact, it’s probably not smart for me to do.
I get to kind of pretend I’m going to play baseball. I get to work out and do all the stuff that was part of baseball. I just don’t get to play.
Obviously I wasn’t playing well at the time. But as a player, you lie to yourself. You say, “There’s nothing wrong. I’m just not on time [at the plate].” You make something else up because pain is not an option.
I could dunk a volleyball in high school. I didn’t play football because I knew they were going to put me at a fat-guy position, and I didn’t want to do that. I am athletic.
I miss the guys, and I miss playing baseball. Just being able to swing the bat, or run, or dive for a ball, or slide into second.
I stick to safe, controlled movement. If it’s not safe, I just won’t do it.
You don’t have to look like an Under Armour mannequin to be an athlete. A lot of people probably think I’m not athletic or don’t even try to work out or whatever, but I do. Just because you’re big doesn’t mean you can’t be an athlete. And just because you work out doesn’t mean you’re going to have a 12-pack.