He [Rube Waddell] had more stuff than any pitcher I ever saw.
Connie entered the game when it was a game for roughnecks. He saw it become respectable, he lived to be a symbol of its integrity, and he enjoyed every minute of it.
Humanity is the keystone that holds nations and men together. When that collapses, the whole structure crumbles. This is as true of baseball teams as any other pursuit in life.
Any minute, any day, some players may break a long standing record. That's one of the fascinations about the game, the unexpected surprises.
I guess more players lick themselves that are ever licked by an opposing team. The first thing any man has to know is how to handle himself.
You can't win them all.
No matter what I talk about, I always get back to baseball.
I never saw a man who juggled his [Casey Stengel] lineup so much and who played so many hunches so successfully.
You're born with two strikes against you, so don't take a third one on your own.
The game has kept faith with the public, maintaining its old admission price for nearly thirty years while other forms of entertainment have doubled and tripled in price. And it will probably never change.
There has been only one manager, and his name is John McGraw.
After all my years, there are two things I've never got used to - haggling with a player over his contract and telling a boy he's got to go back.
As one of nine men, DiMaggio is the best player that ever lived.