I don’t think either team is capable of winning.
~Warren Brown, on the 1945 Tigers-Cubs series
I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals… I’ve been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training.
Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher I ever saw. He always pitches when the other team doesn’t score any runs.
~ Tim McCarver
If I had known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself!
Today, Negroes play on every big league club and in every minor league. With millions of other Negroes in other walks of life, we are willing to stand up and be counted for what we believe in. In baseball or out, we are no longer willing to wait until Judgment Day for equality – we want it here on earth as well as in Heaven.
God, I love baseball.
~ from The Natural
I’ve only been doing this fifty-four years. With a little experience, I might get better.