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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

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

Wesley Branch Rickey
Brooklyn Dodgers
General Manager

The Gashouse Gang was a group of ferocious gentlemen, willing to embrace the hazards of rational chance.

Describing the 1934 World Champions St. Louis Cardinals at a 25th anniversary banquet

In 1959
Wesley Branch Rickey
Brooklyn Dodgers
General Manager

Luck is the residue of design.

Wesley Branch Rickey
Brooklyn Dodgers
General Manager
Contributed by: Jay Skeldon

Trade a player a year too early rather than a year too late.

Wesley Branch Rickey
Brooklyn Dodgers
General Manager

I'm a man of some intelligence. I've had some education, passed the bar, practiced law. I've been a teacher and I deal with men of substance; statesmen, business leaders, the clergy... So why do I spend my time arguing with Dizzy Dean?

Wesley Branch Rickey
Brooklyn Dodgers
General Manager

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