What Charlie said: “Ah, uh, well, ah, yeah.”
What Charlie said: “I think, I think that Jimmy, I think Jimmy, he’s been here two years now, and I think that he also has to like, you gotta get to know him, and I think the more, the longer he’s here and the fact that, you know, like, just once he feels like he’s settled in and everything, I think that he will become more of a voice in our clubhouse. Jimmy is gonna be a … he’s gonna be a leader, but he leads by example, by the way.
Translation: “Yes, Jim Thome will be a team leader.”
What Charlie said: “Yeah, he said, yeah, told me same thing, yep, day-to-day-thing want to make sure he feels good, feels
like he can go.”
What Charlie said:
“I look at Jimmy, Jimmy’s one of 24, uh, 25 guys on our … guys that’s gonna make our ballclub, and believe me, I pull for Jimmy every day, I pull for him just like he’s my son, but now I got 25 sons.”
Translation: “Yes, Jim Thome is only one of 25 guys on the team.”