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I slipped and the ball got away from me with nothing on it. Maybe it is lucky it hit Lou, instead of going over the plate.

On Lou Gehrig in the World Series

Carl Owen Hubbell
New York Giants

Curve balls in the dirt

Advice on how to pitch to Babe Ruth

John Joseph McGraw
New York Giants

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

John Joseph McGraw
New York Giants

There are Opening Day pitchers and pitchers who start on Opening Day.

Roger Lee Craig
San Francisco Giants

The greatest player I ever saw was a black man. His name is Martin Dihigo. I played with him in Santo Domingo in winter ball in 1943. I thought I was having a pretty good year myself down there and they were walking him to get to me.

On Martin Dihigo, a Cuban, elected to the Hall of Fame in 1977.

John Robert "Johnny" Mize
New York Giants

It's hard to win when you can't keep the ball in the ballpark. I don't think they could hit more home runs if you told them what was coming. I don't think they could hit any more if it was batting practice.

On the Giants giving up 24 home runs in one seven game stretch.

Johnny B. "Dusty" Baker
San Francisco Giants

He isn't much to look at, and he looks like he's doing everything wrong, but he can hit. He got a couple of hits off us on wild pitches.

On Yogi Berra.

Melvin Thomas "Mel" Ott
New York Giants

This is nothing. I've got nine writers standing here. McGwire had 200 writers when he had 30 home runs.

On being the first player to hit 400 home runs and steal 400 bases.

Barry Lamar Bonds
San Francisco Giants

Yeah? Well, he can't hit in any of them.

Upon hearing that Moe Berg, a major leaguer from the Ivy Leagues, allegedly spoke six languages.

John Joseph McGraw
New York Giants
Contributed by: Nick Johnson

They'll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run.

On July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, Gaylord Perry hit his first and only home run.

Gaylord Jackson Perry
San Francisco Giants
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

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