"They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Mike Schmidt on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Mike Schmidt on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Mike Schmidt on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Mike Schmidt on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Mike Schmidt on Henry David Thoreau
"Any time you think you have the game conquered, the game will turn around and punch you right in the nose."