13 quotes found searching on Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige
Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter
Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.
One time he hit a line drive right past my ear. I turned around and saw the ball hit him in the ass sliding into second base.
I never throwed an illegal pitch...just once in a while I used to toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation.
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you was?
Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move.
I ain't ever had a job. I just always play baseball.
Ain't no doubt I could win pitchin' relief every day. Name off one of you guys can hit three deliveries like I throw, overhand, sidearm and underhand.
If I'd be five inches off center, why, that'd still be a strike, but he'd give me hell. Today I can lay a cigaret paper down and pitch across it seven times out of eight. Never been sore but once down in Mexico in 1937. Like Joe Louis, only one arm like this comes along in fifty years.
Contributed by: Jane Richard
Nobody likes the ball low and away, but that's where they'll get it from me.
Kansas City Monarchs
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