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You wake up, you're hurting, you just deal with it. You don't make excuses. You have to find a way. I know one thing: I want to play. You're not going to keep me out of the lineup.

At age 34

Greg Vaughn
Cincinnati Reds

You know, Mantle had the greatest ability of any guy who ever came to the big leagues in my time (1943-1962). He didn't have to apply himself. He didn't realize how good he was...If he'd have been a little more on determination, like DiMaggio. DiMaggio was a very determined guy, you know. Mantle could have set unbelievable records. He only used about three-quarters of his talent.

Eugene Richard "Gene" Woodling
New York Yankees

In our day with the Yankees, you never used the words, 'Nice hustle.' That was an insult. You're supposed to run hard all the time. And we did. So you didn't say that to one of our ballplayers. That was an insult. We played hard, and that's the reason we won.

On the five-in-a-row World Championship Yankees teams of the early 1950's

Eugene Richard "Gene" Woodling
New York Yankees

I don't look at the numbers. You play this game to win. It's everything. It's never about you.

B. J. Surhoff
Baltimore Orioles

I lost the ball in the moon.

To manager Frank Frisch during a night game after pursuing and calling for a fly ball which landed 20 feet in front of him

Hank Sauer
Chicago Cubs

There are people back home washing cars who did that to me.

After the first 4-strikeout game of his major league career, when asked by reporters if it had ever happened to him before

Ronald Dale "Ron" Kittle
Chicago White Sox

If I was sitting out in the bleachers, I think I'd go get something to eat when he was up. I wouldn't want to get killed.

On fellow Yankee Dave Winfield's post-All-Star break hitting streak

In 1983
Steven F. "Steve" Kemp
New York Yankees

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