"My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Jim Evans on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Jim Evans on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Jim Evans on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Jim Evans on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Jim Evans on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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 main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs."
"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."
"Managers have very tough jobs. I always respected their job but demanded respect in return."
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