Five famous quotes on power that were actually about Miguel Sano
On Wednesday afternoon, the Twins brought joy to the hearts of prospect fans everywhere when Rhett Bollinger reported that they were calling up uber-prospect Miguel Sano. The 22-year-old, who, according to MLB Pipeline, "has nearly as much power as anyone in the Minor Leagues, with the potential for his 2013 output [35 home runs] to become an annual occurrence," was hitting .274/.374/.544 with 15 home runs at the time of the call-up. He also looks wonderfully sassy when pretending his bat is a sword.
Hoping to know just what to expect when Sano, we looked to history's greatest thinkers and writers. Turns out that much has already been written about the third baseman.
Here are five of the most notable quotes:
"Power is given only to him who dares to stoop and take it ... one must have the courage to dare. Miguel Sano definitely stooped down." - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
"The measure of a man is what he does with power. Miguel Sano uses that power to crush home runs." - Plato
So I ask, in my writing, What is real? Because unceasingly we are bombarded with pseudo-realities manufactured by very sophisticated people using very sophisticated electronic mechanisms. I do not distrust their motives; I distrust their power. They have a lot of it. And it is an astonishing power: that of creating whole universes, universes of the mind. But I trust Miguel Sano who has the powre to both create and destroy those universes with his massive dingers." - Philip K. Dick
"Power was my weakness and my temptation. And Miguel Sano is very tempting. But he is not weak. He is very, very strong." J.K. Rowling
"No one man should have all that power." - Kanye West
Michael Clair writes about baseball for Cut4. He believes stirrup socks are an integral part of every formal outfit and Adam Dunn's pitching performance was baseball's greatest moment.