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«After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.»
«Anybody with ability can play in the big leagues. But to be able to trick people year in and year out the way I did, I think that was a much greater feat.»
Author: Bob Uecker | About: Ability, Play, Sports | Keywords: big league, feat
«A boy cannot begin playing ball too early. I might almost say that while he is still creeping on all fours he should have a bouncing rubber ball.»
«Any minute, any day, some players may break a long standing record. That's one of the fascinations about the game, the unexpected surprises.»
Author: Connie Mack | About: Sports | Keywords: fascinations, surprises
«As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.»
Author: Irvin S. Cobb | About: Sports
«An Olympic medal is the greatest achievement and honour that can be received by an athlete. I would swap any World Title to have won gold at the Olympics.»
«Any ballplayers that played for me on either the Cardinals or the Yankees could come to me if he were in need and I would give him a helping hand. I made only two exceptions, Carl Mays and Joe Bush. If they were in a gutter, I'd kick them.»
«All sports for all people.»
Author: Pierre de Coubertin (Educator) | About: Sports | Keywords: sports
«Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.»
«Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports ... all others are games.»