Words matter. These are the best Anthony Rendon Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Sometimes you’re not the healthiest, sometimes you’re not gonna have the best years, sometimes you’re gonna be great.
You want to have the best life for your family.
They always say baseball is 90 percent mental, 10 percent physical, whatever that saying is. I don’t even think I know it. But this game is already a game of failure. Going into it not feeling good, battling whatever injuries, tests you even more.
I just happen to know how to hit a baseball and throw a baseball. But I probably couldn’t go into somebody else’s job and be as good as they are but no one’s praising them about it.
I’m a firm believer in Jesus, that he died for our sins. That’s something I want to stand for. I want to share that to the world. That’s what we’re called to do.
There’s kids out there that like me, so why aren’t I taking the time to give back to them? If they adore me or they look up to me, just to whatever extent, I’ve got to show them that I care about them as well.
I love being on the field. I love competing. But I’m not a fan of everything that comes with it.
I want to be known as a Christian baseball player and I’m still trying to grow into that. But in the end, I want to be more Christian than baseball player.
I love the game of baseball. Like I love playing, I’m just not good at – I don’t enjoy the media part of it. I don’t enjoy all the different aspects that come with it, like the business side of it.
You know you’re going to have 162 games. You’re going to have six months to play this game and playing every day is going to be a grind.
Greatness comes to those who wait.
Yeah, if I see a ball in the zone then I’ll try to put a good swing on it.
People treat us and they put us on this pedestal like we’re so much better human beings than them because we play a professional sport.
We’re out here playing a game and I’m not one to take it like super, super serious.
You’re not going to win a division, you’re not going to win personal stats, titles, whatever, in the first month of the season.
You play 162 days, and you play every day, or you try to play every day, and it’s going to take a toll on your body. But that’s what we’re out here for. We’re out here to play.
I don’t like seeking all the attention. When you start doing stuff like that, it gets into your head, you are not being yourself.
We can’t worry about the future, just try to be the best person we can today.
The word tells us that trials will come ahead and we’ll be ridiculed more for our faith. So if you’re going to go in as a believer thinking that everything is going to be smooth, you’re probably not in the right mind-set. It’s going to be tough at times, and has been for me personally.
Obviously, with my faith, too, I don’t want to seem like it’s all about me, me, me. It takes away from what I do for Him, for the Lord.
I didn’t like the attention and that’s what’s awesome about Rice. I would go to class, walk around campus and do my thing. No one even noticed who I was.
I care about my future, of course, but whatever happens, happens.
Point-blank, I don’t want to raise a family in baseball. Maybe I just want to be normal.
Obviously, I want to win, but at the same time, at the end of the day, it’s a game and that’s what I’m going to treat it as.
Whether it’s a speeding ticket or whatever it might be, some of us are trying to get an edge some way or another in life.
Well, this game is not easy. There are 29 other teams, and less than 1% of the world is playing at the highest level, all supposed to be here.
Everyone goes through those stretches. Everyone you talk to in this game, old coaches, old teammates, old players, whatnot, they all have those, ‘Oh, I was 0-for-25, I was 0-for-30 one time.’ I just try to not to get it that far, get it to that point and take it one at-bat as a time.
This game doesn’t define who I am as a person.
If we can, like, be in the backyard playing baseball, I’d be the happiest kid in the world.
I’ve always been calm, as long as I can remember.
I’ve tried to plan for my future in the past and it doesn’t always work out the way I want it to, so leave it all up to the man upstairs.
I’m just here to play baseball. I’m not going to be on social media or doing any commercials. I’m just here to do my job.
I’ve been blessed with great hand-eye coordination.
I just try to make the pitcher work.
I do not want to be the center of attention. I think it’s just the way I was raised; the way my parents were.
Seeing how the kids react to you is pretty awesome. Not necessarily that they’re star struck, but they’re shy. They’re kids. They don’t know how to act to a new person.
I don’t watch baseball – it’s too long and boring.
Everyone always says don’t take your defense into hitting and don’t take your hitting into defense. If you feel comfortable at one of the other, I think the other is going to feed off the other.
I probably tweet one or two things a year. Some guys use it for publicity… I’m not going to put myself out there.
I just like playing the game. I don’t like all the extra stuff that comes with it.
If it was up to us every single day, then we would all have a perfect life, but stuff happens, but it’s an imperfect world.
I’m not a fan of people coming in the clubhouse.
A lot of people go up there and think about what they’re going to do – I just hit. I relax and don’t think about anything. I just want to hit the ball as hard and as far as I can.
I’m pretty confident, I’m a confident person – at least I try to be.
As long as I have the respect of my peers – the people I play against and my teammates – that’s all I need.
I’m a great listener.
If you don’t live up to somebody’s standards, you get hammered.
You never stop learning from this game. That’s the crazy thing.
I have my faith in God. I was told to be humble before him. Don’t boast about what you have done. Don’t put credit in your own hands. You have to realize He got you there.
I’m not a fan of everyone treating you different because you play a sport.
It was hard because every kid from high school wants a chance to make the jump to the minors to see what they can do. But in the end, it wasn’t difficult for me because I wanted to come to Rice. I could learn a lot more by coming here.
I think my injuries only make me stronger as a person.
It’s easier to go outside and play basketball. You can shoot around by yourself. Play pick-up. Whereas with baseball, no one likes putting a ball on a tee, hitting it, chasing it and putting it back on a tee. You need more than a few guys. So I was always in the neighborhood playing basketball with my friends.
How am I different than anyone else? I’m a human being, and I have my faults, too.
That’s the hardest part, getting out of my comfort zone and doing more in the public, for the kids or for the team. That’s not the type of person I am. I’m trying to mature and work on that.