“He’d come into the clubhouse at 12 or 12:30 or 1, and he’d go right to [trainer Jeff Cooper] and he’d prepare himself and prepare his body to get ready,” recalled former Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., then a reserve outfielder. “Then he’d go out there and play. He always ran hard to first base. He always played the game right. He always played with a great deal of respect for the game. So just knowing what kind of pain he was in every day — every day — and playing through that kind of epitomized what he was all about.”