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Like drinking coffee with a fork

On hitting against Sandy Koufax

Wilver Dornel "Willie" Stargell
Pittsburgh Pirates
HOF 1988

Because DiMaggio's in the Army

Response to a fan who asked why he was playing for New York at the age of 41

Paul Glee Waner
Pittsburgh Pirates
a.k.a. Big Poison

All pitchers are born pitchers.

Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio
New York Yankees
HOF 1955; a.k.a. "Joltin' Joe"

I went through Cleveland once and it was closed.

John William "Jay" Johnston
Philadelphia Phillies

He seemed to have an obligation to hit.

On Pete Rose

Louis Clark "Lou" Brock
St. Louis Cardinals
HOF 1985

I never knew how someone dying could say he was the luckiest man in the world. But now I understand.

On his retirement

Mickey Charles Mantle
New York Yankees
HOF 1974

I don't even know who Sterling Hitchcock is. I thought he was Alfred's kid. Him throwing at me wasn't too cool.

On a Sterling Hitchcock brushback pitch

Deion Luwynn "Prime Time" Sanders
Cincinnati Reds

Your Holiness, I'm Joseph Medwick. I, too, used to be a Cardinal.

When asked by the Pope, during a WWII visit to the Vatican by US servicemen, about his vocation in civilian life

Joseph Michael "Ducky" Medwick
St. Louis Cardinals
HOF 1968

I want to be remembered as a ballplayer who gave all he had to give.

Roberto Clemente
Pittsburgh Pirates
HOF 1973

It's like watching Mario Andretti park a car.

Describing Phil Niekro's knuckleball

Ralph McPherran Kiner
Pittsburgh Pirates
HOF 1975

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