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I can think of three managers who weren't fired. John McGraw of the Giants who was sick and resigned; Miller Huggins of the Yankees, who died on the job; and Connie Mack of the Athletics, who owned the club.
Everybody involved in this profession wants to get to the big leagues. You can't not want to get to the bigs. There is too much stress involved in this job to do it for fun.
Minor League Umpire
Class A Midwest League
I knew he was out. I had called him safe. I knew it was a mistake, but I thought it was a correctable mistake. If that means eating crow, I'll take mine medium rare.
Use of the video replay is not an acceptable practice. Pulli was acting in good faith but made a mistake.
Baseball history is dotted with the names of people who come out of the shadows and into prominence because it's just their time.
It wasn't so bad, I met a lot of nice folks in the stands when I went to pick it up off the backstop.
I would be the laughingstock of the league if I took the best left-handed pitcher in the league and put him in the outfield.
Contributed by: Nick Johnson
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
Contributed by: Jonathan Chapman
It is ridiculous to pay ballplayers $2000 a year, especially when the $800 boys often do just as well.
William A. Hulbert
National League President
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs
The highlight of my career? In '67 with St. Louis, I walked with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in an intersquad game in spring training.
Catcher / Broadcaster
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