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You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the goddamn plate and give the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all.

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

My best game plan is to sit on the bench and call out specific instructions like 'C'mon Boog,' 'Get ahold of one, Frank,' or 'Let's go, Brooks.'

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

We hit the ball right where they could show off their defensive ability.

After the Orioles lost the 1969 World Series to the Mets

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

I've got nothing against the bunt ... in its place. But most of the time, that place is at the bottom of a long forgotten closet.

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

You got a hundred more young kids than you have a place for on your club. Every one of them has had a going away party. They kissed everybody and said, "See you in the majors in two years." You see these poor kids who shouldn't be there in the first place. You write on the report card "4-4-4 and out." That's the lowest rating in everything. Then you call 'em in and say, "It's the consensus among us that we're going to let you go back home." If you say it mean enough, maybe they do themselves a favor and don't waste years learning what you can see in a day. They don't have what it takes to make the majors, just like I never had it.

Weaver's number, 4, is one of the only numbers ever retired by the Baltimore Orioles

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager
Contributed by: Jonathan Chapman

Do the dull things right so the extraordinary things will not be required too often.

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

I've never cut a guy hitting that high before. But he was making the rest of us look bad with that average.

About demoting OF Drungo Hazewood to the minors after he batted .583 in spring training

March 1980
Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

This ain't a football game; we do this every day.

Earl Weaver
Baltimore Orioles
Manager

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