On this date in 2008, Mike Lieberthal retires after 14 years in the major leagues.
"We are smart. You don't have to hit to catch. We don't have to hit 40 homers. We don't have to run.
We don't have to steal bases. All you have to do is catch and you'll be in this league forever. We get beat up a little bit but it's the quickest way to the major leagues."
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