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You'll never be a ballplayer. Take my advice, son, and forget about baseball. Get into some other kind of business.

To Yogi Berra before Berra signed with the Yankees

1943
Wesley Branch Rickey
Brooklyn Dodgers
General Manager
The Yankee Encyclopedia - 1996 - Mark Gallagher

Above anything else, I hate to lose.

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson
Brooklyn Dodgers
Second Base

A life is not important, except in the impact it has on other lives.

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson
Brooklyn Dodgers
Second Base

A great ballplayer is a player who will take a chance.

Wesley Branch Rickey
Brooklyn Dodgers
General Manager

I'm not concerning with your liking me or disliking me, all I ask is that you respect me as a human being.

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson
Brooklyn Dodgers
Second Base

I've been riding on cloud nine since the election, and I don't think that I will ever come down. Today, everything is complete.

On being the first African American elected into the Hall of Fame, July 23, 1962

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson
Brooklyn Dodgers
Second Base

When I'm pitching I figure the plate is mine, and I don't like anyone getting too close to it.

On knockdown pitches

Salvatore Anthony "Sal" Maglie
Brooklyn Dodgers
Pitcher

If I were playing third base and my mother were rounding third with the run that was going to beat us, I'd trip her. Oh, I'd pick her up and brush her off and say, 'Sorry, Mom,' but nobody beats me.

Leo Ernest "The Lip" Durocher
Brooklyn Dodgers
Manager

Never win 20 games because they will expect you to do it every year.

William "Billy" Loes
Brooklyn Dodgers
Pitcher

You don't save a pitcher for tommorrow. Tommorrow it may rain.

Leo Ernest "The Lip" Durocher
Brooklyn Dodgers
Manager

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