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Curve balls in the dirt

Advice on how to pitch to Babe Ruth

John Joseph McGraw
New York Giants
Manager

There is but one game, and that game is baseball.

John Joseph McGraw
New York Giants
Manager

Statistics can be misleading. When Drysdale or Gibson pitched, for example, the other team never scored any runs, but when I pitched, they always scored runs.

On his 0-4 Major League pitching record

Thomas Charles "Tommy" Lasorda
Los Angeles Dodgers
Manager

See that fella over there? He's 20 years old. In 10 years, he's got a chance to be a star. Now that fella over there, he's 20 years old, too. In 10 years he's got a chance to be 30.

Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel
New York Yankees
Manager

Playing for Yogi is like playing for your father; playing for Billy is like playing for your father-in-law.

On Yankees Managers Yogi Berra and Billy Martin

Don Edward Baylor
Chicago Cubs
Manager

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

You ever see a batting practice pitcher drop dead? Men drop dead shoveling snow but not pitching batting practice. That's why I pitch batting practice.

Thomas Charles "Tommy" Lasorda
Los Angeles Dodgers
Manager

He passed the bar exam, and there were times when I hardly passed a bar.

On the differences between him and close friend Tony LaRussa (Oakland A's manager)

Jim Leyland
Pittsburgh Pirates
Manager
New York Daily News - March 28, 1998

I told Roland to go out and get me a big-name pitcher. He said Wehrmeister's got 11 letters. Is that a big enough name for me?

After White Soz GM Roland Hemond acquired Dave Wehrmeister

Eddie Einhorn
Chicago White Sox
Manager

The kid is the greatest proof of reincarnation. Nobody could get that stupid in one lifetime.

After a player was thrown out trying to steal home with one out

Joseph Vincent "Joe" McCarthy
New York Yankees
Manager

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