67 Miguel Cabrera Quotes from Venezuelan Professional Baseball Player

Miguel Cabrera also known as Miggy is a famous Venezuelan baseball player known for his excellent hitting skills.

At age 16 he was signed by the Florida Marlins and quickly became a vital part of their team helping them win the World Series in 2003.

Over the years he’s been recognized as one of the top hitters in baseball earning multiple All-Star selections and awards.

Miguel Cabrera Quotes

In 2008 he signed a massive contract with the Detroit Tigers. Cabrera faced some personal challenges including a controversial incident in 2009 but he continued to excel in his sport.

He’s achieved many milestones in his career including winning the batting Triple Crown in 2012 and being named Most Valuable Player twice.

Despite some struggles in recent seasons he’s continued to be a key player for the Tigers hitting his 500th career home run in 2021 and his 3000th career hit in 2022.

Below are some of the best quotes by Miguel Cabrera.

Best Miguel Cabrera Quotes


It’s a beautiful thing, baseball. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


I think sports can help any country get together. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


I just try to find ways to help my team win. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


You’re going to remember all your life this time. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


To me, as long as I can play and I’m not hurting the team, I’m playing. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


People don’t realize a lot of things about me. A lot of things, they don’t know. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

When you grow up, people don’t speak the truth. You can see, when you trust people, you help them. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


If I worry about what everybody is saying, there is going to be a lot on my mind. I don’t want that. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I want people to think of me as one of the game’s greatest players. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


I think sports can bring a lot of happiness to people. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I don’t worry about my age. God gave me strength and the ability to keep playing. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


Detroit is part of my family and part of my life, my home. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I made a mistake and I’ll work in the season to be better. It’s part of life to be a man and don’t try to hide something if it’s broken. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Famous Miguel Cabrera Quotes

I want to be a Tiger. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

My wife says I don’t listen when she talks. But when people talk, I’m in my own world. I think – always thinking. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


We want to win a World Series for Detroit. That’s our goal. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

If you go to a game nervous, you make a mistake. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

You don’t know how long you can play this game, so you keep playing it until they tell you to stop. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

We have the great fans in Detroit. We’ve got a great ballpark, great stadium. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


I’m taking my time. I feel much more confident, and every day I feel like I’m getting better. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

The Triple Crown, or any of that stuff, is not my focus. My focus is on winning. I just hope people can be happy with that. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

When you’ve got guys on base, you have to hit. I concentrate on getting it done. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

First you help yourself, and then you can help everybody. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Doesn’t matter what people say, doesn’t matter what they are going to say about you. You gotta go out there and play your game. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

You can’t trust people. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


I want to do everything I can to play baseball. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

It happens sometimes, … I feel bad. It’s not going to happen again. When you’re late, you see what happens. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Top Miguel Cabrera Quotes

I love this game. I love to have fun. You’re playing a sport that you’ve loved since you were a kid, you get paid for it, and even if you’re 0-for-20 or 0-for-30, you still have fun. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

You have to respectfully listen to advice. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


We swung the bats very good tonight. I’m glad to see the guys swing like this. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I am comfortable talking about everything because I think you can’t hide it. I can’t hide what I’m doing. I can’t lie to people when they see something. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I always like to play. I cannot sit down and see what’s going to happen, because it’s boring. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Forget the veterans. They haven’t told me anything, and they better not come tell me anything, either. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


If you do something every day a little, the end is going to be big. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I feel like the same person, but I feel as if I need to work twice as much now. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I want to play with my heart. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I don’t like drama. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


It’s why this sport is so great. You learn something every day. Every day, something. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

When you see a guy play hard, it’s kind of like you want to follow him. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

It’s like there’s a moment that happens in baseball, and when it happens, I do everything to concentrate. When you do that, it can be good. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

When I was coming up, I just wanted to play baseball and I’m doing what I love to do most. How can I feel pressure doing what I love to do? ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Every day, you got to do adjustments. Every pitch. You got to do what it takes. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


Got to play, man. Got to play hard. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I think baseball can bring a lot of happiness to the people and people can be together. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

If you want to walk me, walk me. But if I see something close to home plate, I want to swing. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I love to play in Detroit. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Popular Miguel Cabrera Quotes

When I do something, I don’t want to be second best. That’s the right way. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

You’ve got to be flexible. If you want to win, you have to do whatever it takes. ~ Miguel Cabrera.


You play with pain. You don’t think about it. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I have a glove. I’ll play anywhere. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

When you leave your country, it’s hard to leave your family over there. My whole family is in Venezuela. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Days off always help. Even if people don’t like it when they give you a day off, you’ve got to take a day off because sometimes you’ve got to clear your mind. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I’m not mad when people talk bad about me; that’s the way it is. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I don’t want to just be the best player. I want to be a great person, too. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I was thinking, ‘Whoa,’ … I say to myself, ‘I better watch out. I’ve got to be ready.’ ~ Miguel Cabrera.

When you’re not doing good, the world’s going to be against you. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I learned so much from my mistakes. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Inspiring Miguel Cabrera Quotes

I think baseball is a very fine game, and you have to enjoy it. You have to go out there and have fun. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

High expectations don’t bother me at all. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

Swing at strikes. You’ve got to swing at strikes. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I focus on what I can do in this game. I don’t have speed. I’m not a guy who can have a stolen base. I wish I could, but I can’t. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

I try to be myself. Do anything to win games. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

How are you gonna score if somebody doesn’t drive in the runs? ~ Miguel Cabrera.

God blessed me with this talent, so why would I not want to not play? I want to play every single game. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

If a pitcher makes a mistake inside, I’m going to hit it. ~ Miguel Cabrera.

So these were the 67 top Miguel Cabrera quotes and sayings.

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