Posted: April 11, 2020 Filed under: 20th Century, 21st Century | Tags: Baseball, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, MLB, National Baseball Hall of Fame, Sparky Anderson, sports
This might be my favorite Hall of Fame induction speech that I have listened to thus far. Sparky Anderson speaks with an energy and an attitude that makes me smile. I particularly like how he pronounces “Cincinnati.” Sparky Anderson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2000.
Posted: March 16, 2017 Filed under: Quote of the day | Tags: Baseball, quotes, Sparky Anderson, Willie Stargell, Yellowstone National Park
He’s got power enough to hit home-runs in any park, including Yellowstone.
~Manager Sparky Anderson, on Willie Stargell
Sparky Anderson (Baseball HoF)
Posted: November 26, 2014 Filed under: Quote of the day | Tags: Baseball, Major League Baseball, MLB, quotes, Sparky Anderson, sports
Don’t call us (ballplayers) heroes. Firemen are heroes.
~George Lee “Sparky” Anderson
New York Times
Posted: June 26, 2014 Filed under: Quote of the day | Tags: Baseball, Major League Baseball, MLB, quotes, Sparky Anderson, sports
Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.
Sparky Anderson as Detroit Tiger manager