Ballplayers Quotes


It's the same with the ballplayers. Babe Ruth spent a lot, too and the ballplayers make a lot more money now. Mickey Gilley

The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are. Reggie Jackson

People in real life don't get ballplayers' humor, the way we talk in the clubhouse. Justin Verlander

If you don't need umpires out there, and you can put robots out there, then why do we need ballplayers? Doug Harvey

Ballplayers, like everyone else, like to get told they did something right. Willie Mccovey

As far as actors go, you're not going to find many ballplayers better than me. D B Sweeney

I think that the game is the game. I think that expansion is good for the game because it gives more jobs to the people and more ballplayers can play, but I think the game is still the game. The ballplayers, they come into the game with one thing in mind - it's their job. Tony Oliva

I let ballplayers yell back at me because I wasn't trying to prove I'm boss. I know I'm boss. Al Mcguire

Us ballplayers do things backward. First we play, then we retire and go to work. Charlie Gehringer

One percent of ballplayers are leaders of men. The other 99 percent are followers of women. John Mcgraw

I've seen plenty of ballplayers way better than me, but they didn't have the work ethic. It comes down to how bad you want it. Marcus Giles

Ballplayers who are first to the dining room are usually last in batting averages. Jimmy Cannon

Wives of ballplayers, when they teach their children their prayers, should instruct them how to say: God bless Mommy, God bless Daddy, God bless Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth has upped Daddy's paycheck by fifteen to forty percent. Waite Hoyt

I'll tell you what makes a great manager: a great manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are. Reggie Jackson

Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you. Leo Durocher

Two kinds of ballplayers aren't worth a darn: One that never does what he's told, and one who does nothin' except what he's told. Bum Phillips

As a professional writer of detective stories, I string along with the ballplayers. I love a ball game. Rex Stout

Ballplayers are a superstitious breed, nobody more than I, and while you are winning you'd murder anybody who tried to change your sweatshirt, let alone your uniform. Leo Durocher

I've tried not to exaggerate the glory of athletes. I'd rather, if I could, preserve a sense of proportion, to write about them asexcellent ballplayers, first-rate players. But I'm sure I have contributed to false values-as Stanley Woodward said, "Godding up those ballplayers." The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new. Samuel Beckett

Conversation is the blood of baseball. It flows through the game, an invigorating system of anecdotes. Ballplayers are tale tellers who have polished their malarkey and winnowed their wisdom for years. Thomas Boswell



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