"I had a great first year and Mr. MacDonald was my biggest supporter. He gave me the encouragement I needed that first year to get my career started on a positive note."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Jim Evans on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Jim Evans on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Jim Evans on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Jim Evans on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Jim Evans on John Wooden
"Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out of position as much as I hustled into position since I really never had any real training. I was working on instincts alone."
"As a whole, the managers today are different in temperament. Most have very good communication skills and are more understanding of the umpire's job. That doesn't mean they are better managers. It just means that I perceive today's managers a bit differently."
"My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing."
"My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs."
"Managers have very tough jobs. I always respected their job but demanded respect in return."
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