Quote of the day

You know we just don’t recognize the most significant moments of our lives while they’re happening. Back then I thought, well, there’ll be other days. I didn’t realize that that was the only day.

~Moonlight Graham in Field of Dreams

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Moonlight Graham, 1905 (public domain)

Quote of the day

The great thing about baseball is when you’re done, you’ll only tell your grandchildren the good things. If they ask me about 1989, I’ll tell them I had amnesia.

~Sparky Anderson

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Sparky Anderson (Wikimedia Commons)

Quote of the day

The best possible thing in baseball is winning the World Series. The second-best thing is losing the World Series.

~Tommy Lasorda

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Tommy Lasorda with the Kansas City Athletics, 1956 (public domain)

Quote of the day

I have not burned the candle at both ends. I have not drank and I have not smoked since I was convinced it was not well for me to do so.

~Cap Anson

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Cap Anson (public domain)

Quote of the day

‘The written word remains.’ The spoken word dies upon the air. The news bulletin is coming through on the broadcast. The telephone bell rings – your wife asks you if you remembered to post that letter—and by the time you can again give your attention to the announcer, he has passed to another item. Without the newspaper you will never know the result of that baseball match, or the President’s latest message to Congress.

~Winston Churchill

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Winston Churchill during WWII (public domain)