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You can only milk a cow so long, then you're left holding the pail.

On his retirement.

Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron
Milwaukee Braves
OF

A ball bat is a wonderous weapon.

Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb
Detroit Tigers
OF

You've got to remember - I'm 73.

On why he thought he would only hit .300 against modern-day pitching

In 1960
Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb
Detroit Tigers
OF

When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch.

Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb
Detroit Tigers
OF

I hate the minor leagues. I'd rather go out to lunch with my ex-wife's attorney than play in the minors.

David S Collins
Cincinnati Reds
OF

Well, then I think you are doing a lousy job.

When he asked an umpire if he could get thrown out of a game for thinking, and the umpire said 'No'

Cleon Joseph Jones
New York Mets
OF

I used a corked bat from the first year in Kansas City, all the way till the end of my career. But you don't use a corked bat every time.

Amos Joseph Otis
Kansas City Royals
OF

If they put a picture of Tyra Banks on the plate, I might kiss it. Otherwise, I'm not getting near that filthy thing.

On what it would take to kiss home plate like Wade Boggs did after his 3000th hit

Douglas Metunwa "Doug" Glanville
Philadelphia Phillies
OF

(He) wields a bat like a young tree and keeps opposing catchers with their backs against the stands where they don't get a fair chance to throw.

On Detroit Tigers OF Sam Crawford who followed Ty Cobb in the batting order, in discussing one of the reasons why Cobb was able to steal so many bases

During the 1912 season
Joseph Leo Birmingham
Cleveland Naps
OF
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

I rolled my eyes. That was vintage Wade. That's the reason he doesn't get respect. He's me-me, I-I. I don't take away his great accomplishment, but it takes 25 guys to win a championship.

On Wade Boggs kissing home plate after getting his 3000th hit

Kirk Harold Gibson
Detroit Tigers
OF

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