“Speed is a great asset; but it’s greater when it’s combined with quickness – and there’s a big difference.” The man who is 4th on the all-time steals list speaking of the art of having speed as a tool.
“Third ain’t so bad if nothin’ is hit to you.” Yogi on Casey Stengal’s decision to try him at third base.
“That was because they seen me killing squirrels with stones thr’owing left-handed. If I’d of thr’owed right-handed I would have squashed them.” Why the men who scouted him reported Dean was left handed.
“If he’d just tip his cap once, he could be elected Mayor of Boston in five minutes.” Brock on Pete Rose, as “Charlie Hustle” sure played with an intensity to get a hit every time to the plate.