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He had about him a touch of royalty.

On Roberto Clemente

Bowie Kuhn
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Commissioner of Baseball

He's a very lucky man. He escapes the dictatorial reign of a ruthless tyrant and ends up working for George Steinbrenner.

On Cuban-born New York Yankee Orlando Hernandez

David Letterman
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Talk show host

Ninety feet between bases is perhaps as close as man has ever come to perfection.

Red Smith
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Columnist

I believe in the Rip Van Winkle Theory: that a man from 1910 must be able to wake up after being asleep for seventy years, walk into a ballpark and understand baseball perfectly.

Bowie Kuhn
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Commissioner of Baseball

Every game is a new game, different from any other that's ever been played.

Red Smith
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Columnist

Baseball is dull only to dull minds.

Red Smith
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Columnist

Throwing people out of a game is like learning to ride a bicycle--once you get the hang of it, it can be a lot of fun.

Ron Luciano
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Umpire

I told him I wanted to be a real Major League baseball player, a genuine professional like Honus Wagner. My friend said that he'd like to be President of the United States. Neither of us got our wish.

Recalling when he was growing up in Kansas fishing with a friend

Dwight D. Eisenhower
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34th President of the United States
Contributed by: Annie - Firstbaseman

The Cubs are just never quite good enough, and have invested 90 years in the proof....of all the fine examples of consistent imperfection, the Cubs are the poster bunch...

Discussing the Chicago Cubs' 1998 season

Bernie Lincicome
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Chicago Tribune sports columnist
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

The best umpired game is the game in which the fans cannot recall the umpires who worked it. If they don't recognize you, you can enjoy your dinner knowing you did a perfect job.

William J Klem
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Umpire

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