Top Quotes by Alfonso Soriano

In the Dominican, there are a lot of kids who need help. I just do that for my mom because my mom liked to help a lot of kids in the Dominican. Whoever I am right now is because of her. She gave me the education; she always took care of me like a mommy.

Alfonso Soriano

When I was a kid, I believed in Santa Claus. But it was very tough because in the Dominican… there are not a lot of rich people there.

Alfonso Soriano

Sammy Sosa? Everybody knew who Sammy was, paid attention to Sammy. I had already signed in pro ball when he had the great homer year with Mark McGwire in ’98. But I followed it, and I was proud of him because he was my countryman. There are a lot of great ballplayers from the Dominican, and he’s one of the best.

Alfonso Soriano

When you start hanging out with Jennifer Lopez and Bill Clinton, you can’t expect to remain an everyday person.

Alfonso Soriano

My first year in Japan was very tough, just like my first year in the minors. But at least there I had a lot of Dominican people and Latin people I can talk to. If you don’t have anybody to talk to, you can get depressed. But if you find someone who talks your language, it’s easier.

Alfonso Soriano