Ben Zobrist

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    A lot of times, if you stay in the present and focus on getting the most out of yourself today, then things work out the way they're supposed to.
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    As a ballplayer, there is no Christian way to swing a bat. There is no Christian way to swing or throw.
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    As I get older, I just need to continue to make sure I'm staying in peak shape and taking care of my body the best I can.
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    For me, it's not so much about picking the right position; it's about the team.
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    I'm a manager's player, in a way, because he can use me in a lot of different ways, and I'm willing to do that.
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    I'm just trying to create a working knowledge of my body. So it knows what to expect.
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    I'm not the most powerful. I'm not the fastest. I don't have the best arm. I don't have any of that, but put it all together and do the little details well, and you're going to be a very productive player.
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    I've been back to the Kansas City area a lot in the past. My sisters went to college in the area. My brother went to college in the area. I've got friends there, so there's some ties to the area.
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    In the minor leagues, previous to 2008, I took a lot of pitches. I prided myself on on-base percentage. I made sure that I made the pitcher work.
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    It really comes down to God opening the doors for me, and I'm trying to walk through them doing the best I can.
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    It was like a heavyweight fight, man. Just blow for blow, everybody playing their heart out. The Indians never gave up either, and I can't believe we're finally standing, after 108 years, finally able to hoist the trophy.
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    Knowing the opportunity to win a championship here in Chicago, right now, that's the main motivation for me.
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    Like anybody else that goes and does their job, there's a way to do your job with excellence.
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    My dad used to do it when we were little, and I tried it when we played around in the back yard. Eventually, I got a bat and a real ball and played around to see if I could hit left-handed.
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    One of my best friends, James Miller, managed to find the only Cubs hat that is all red.
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