We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Billy Butler Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I want to be a guy the Royals build their team around.
Kansas City is just a great place. I love the fans.
I expect to always do well. It’s the kind of competitiveness in me. I’m not here to try to just be mediocre.
I’m not here to be mediocre.
I offer a proven track record in the big leagues that can hit left-handers or right-handers.
You’re only as good as what you’ve been. You can’t rely on the past.
I’m not in this game to make the most money.
When the game starts, you don’t really look at uniforms.
In 2012, everything was going right.
I have been an everyday player my whole career.
I’ve always been happy playing in Kansas City.
Once you have come-from-behind wins, you have confidence as a team that you’re going to do it.
I just don’t like to talk about my personal success against somebody.
It’s just my job to prove I belong in there. I’ve been in the league a long time.
I wasn’t going to be drafted to steal bases at 18.
Winning is definitely contagious.
I’m a redneck.
Even the smallest gesture can make a huge difference.
The questions don’t happen when you hit 30 homers, right? If you hit 30 home runs, you hit 40 doubles, I don’t think anybody questions your conditioning or your offseason program.
I’ve always had a bigger body, even when I was 18.
Anybody can act good to be around when they are doing really well.
Being a major-league baseball player is tough, so whenever you say ‘face of the franchise,’ I’m not trying to be that.
I’m going to consistently hit anywhere between .290 and .310. Anything above that, I’m catching breaks and finding holes.
You have to work hard each day and try to figure out what’s going on and try to get better each day.
You have so many at-bats, and obviously if you go three out of 10, you’re doing well for the season, so you try to forget every at-bat you have that’s not a good one and try to stay positive.
The best compliment you can give a hitter is he’s a tough out; that initiates fear in a pitcher.
You see certain guys enough, and you recognize pitches and stuff. Some guys you see better than others.
When you pinch-hit, you know you’re getting their best guys, and usually it’s a reliever and a guy that’s got a really good slider or a really good fastball.
That – 2012 – was definitely my best year, and sometimes it’s hard to replicate that.
My track record speaks for itself.