Ronald Mark Blomberg (born August 23, 1948, in Atlanta, Georgia), nicknamed Boomer, is a former Major League Baseball designated hitter, first baseman and right fielder. He played for the New York Yankees (1969, 1971–76) and Chicago White Sox (1978), and was the manager of the Bet Shemesh Blue Sox in the Israel Baseball League (2007). He was the first designated hitter in Major League Baseball history. Enjoy Ron Blomberg’s best quotes below.
“Competing in sports has taught me that if I’m not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.”
“Watching National League pitchers trying to hit or even bunt is depressing.”