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

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

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Baseball is dull only to dull minds.

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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.

September 27, 1979
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New York Times

He pointed to the weathered facade of the Gulf Coast Inn which, when the old park was up, had stood an everlasting distance beyond the outfield wall. He remembered, he said in the husk of voice which he had left, how he'd really got his adjectival shoulders into a swing and had knocked the indelicacy ball against the Anglo-Saxon Hotel out there.

Recalling a conversation with Babe Ruth

August 19, 1948
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Red Smith On Baseball - Ivan R. Dee

Contributed by: Jane Richard

It looked like a low line drive streaking over the infieled, but it was still climbing when it clipped the very peak of the roofed upper deck in left and took off for the clouds. Three days later a small boy in Bustleton, on the northeast fringe of town, found a baseball with snow on it.

Describing one of Philadelphia Athletics 1B Jimmy Foxx's legendary homers in Shibe Park

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