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They give you a round bat, and they throw you a round ball. And they tell you to hit it square.

On hitting.

Wilver Dornel "Willie" Stargell
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF

Phillippe had a delivery that was most difficult to solve. The way he cuts loose with his benders is a caution.

On Pirates Pitcher Deacon Phillippe, after Game One of the first World Series in 1903 in which Pittsburgh beat Boston 7-3 with Phillippe going the distance over Boston's Cy Young.

Fred Clifford Clarke
Pittsburgh Pirates
Left Fielder / Manager
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, and the lesson afterwards.

Vernon Sanders Law
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher

I just want everybody in the world to know that this is the way I play all the time. All season, every season.

When he was presented with the 1971 World Series MVP trophy.

Roberto Clemente
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

We have a lot of guys hurt, but all we can do is put our best foot forward and try not to sprain it.

On a club-record 12 Pirates landing on the Disabled List at one time

Kevin Stacey Young
Pittsburgh Pirates
3B

My house is only 21 miles from the park. I've already told my wife, 'When he comes to bat, keep the dogs in and stay out of the pool.'

On Mark McGwire hitting at BankOne Ballpark

Rich Donnelly
Pittsburgh Pirates
Coach

My primary goal is to win as many games as possible. I don't really put any numbers out there. If a team wins, a lot of guys are going to have good numbers. That's my approach. I try to keep the numbers out of it.

Brian Giles
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF

People make light of my optimistic outlook, such as, if I were captain of the Titanic, I would tell my passengers we were stopping for ice.

After yet another losing season

Charles William "Chuck" Tanner
Pittsburgh Pirates
Manager

I would be lost without baseball. I don't think I could stand being away from it as long as I was alive.

Roberto Clemente
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF

Now I know why they boo Richie all the time. When he hits a home run, there's no souvenir.

Impressed after watching Dick Allen launch a home run that cleared two-deck Connie Mack Stadium

Wilver Dornel "Willie" Stargell
Pittsburgh Pirates
OF

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