"Sam wants to give me the credit. But it took both of us to do it. I give thanks to God for my ability, and I give thanks to Sam for producing something that gave me confidence."
“The old (ash) bat dents when you make good contact, which means energy is being absorbed. And you can feel it vibrate when you connect. With the Sam Bat, more of the power I generate is transferred to the ball. So it carries better.”
“The Sam (Bat), it’s my baby. It’s my sweet potato pie.”
"I use my bat in BP, I use it in the game. I never break it. You can't break the Sam!"
“When you first use them (Sam Bats), it’s a totally different feel from a normal bat. After you use them you don’t want to go back.”