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I can think of three managers who weren't fired. John McGraw of the Giants who was sick and resigned; Miller Huggins of the Yankees, who died on the job; and Connie Mack of the Athletics, who owned the club.

September 27, 1979
Red Smith
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New York Times

Everybody involved in this profession wants to get to the big leagues. You can't not want to get to the bigs. There is too much stress involved in this job to do it for fun.

Tony Klubertanz
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Minor League Umpire
Class A Midwest League

I knew he was out. I had called him safe. I knew it was a mistake, but I thought it was a correctable mistake. If that means eating crow, I'll take mine medium rare.

On reversing a call at second base

Al Clark
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Use of the video replay is not an acceptable practice. Pulli was acting in good faith but made a mistake.

Commenting after NL Umpire Frank Pulli changed a call of home run to double after deferring to an instant replay

Len Coleman
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National League

Baseball history is dotted with the names of people who come out of the shadows and into prominence because it's just their time.

During the broadcast of Game 5 of the 1999 NLCS between the Mets and Braves.

Bob Costas
None None
Contributed by: Robert Ford

It wasn't so bad, I met a lot of nice folks in the stands when I went to pick it up off the backstop.

On catching Phil Niekro's knuckleball.

Robert George "Bob" Uecker
None None
Catcher / Broadcaster

I would be the laughingstock of the league if I took the best left-handed pitcher in the league and put him in the outfield.

Ed Barrow
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Contributed by: Nick Johnson

Baseball, it is said, is only a game.  True.  And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.  Not all holes, or games, are created equal.

George Will
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Contributed by: Jonathan Chapman

It is ridiculous to pay ballplayers $2000 a year, especially when the $800 boys often do just as well.

In 1880
William A. Hulbert
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National League President
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

The highlight of my career? In '67 with St. Louis, I walked with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in an intersquad game in spring training.

Robert George "Bob" Uecker
None None
Catcher / Broadcaster

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