Warren Spahn — American Athlete born on April 23, 1921, died on November 24, 2003

Warren Edward Spahn was a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball career in the National League. He won 20 games or more in 13 seasons, including a 23–7 record when he was age 42. Spahn was the 1957 Cy Young Award winner, and was the runner-up three times, all during the period when just one award was given. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973, with 83% of the total vote. (His eligibility was delayed, under the rules of the time, by two years of token minor league play.).. (wikipedia)

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.
A sore arm is like a headache or a toothache. It can make you feel bad, but if you just forget about it and do what you have to do, it will go away. If you really like to pitch and you want to pitch, that's what you'll do.
A pitcher needs two pitches, one they're looking for and one to cross them up.
What is life, after all, but a challenge? And what better challenge can there be than the one between the pitcher and the hitter.
Twenty games is the magic figure for pitchers - .300 is the magic figures for batters. It pays off in salary and reputation. And those are the two things that keep a ballplayer in business.

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