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John Kruk

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John Kruk (born February 9, 1961) is a former American professional baseball player.

Sourced quotes

  • "I ain't an athlete, lady. I'm a ballplayer."[1]    
Simple: I am not an athlete. I am a baseball player.
  • "My wife told me I'm not as disgusting to her as I used to be."[2]
Simple: My wife said I am less disgusting than before.
  • "No mascots on the field. Shoot anything that looked like it escaped from Sesame Street."[3]
What it means: Since mascots wear suits that look like Sesame Street characters, and there were no mascots at the time when Kruk said this, he wasn't happy to see none that looked like them.
About the quote: When asked how he would change baseball.


  1. "John Kruk Stats". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved on November 20
  2. Nutrisystems for Men ad, promo code PAR1507.
  3. Conlin, Bill; Kevin Kerrane (1997). Batting Cleanup, Bill Conlin. Temple University Press, Page 204. ISBN 1566395410. 

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