You have to have a catcher because if you don't you're likely to have a lot of passed balls.
I made up my mind, but I made it up both ways.
Once someone gave me a picture and I wrote 'Do good in school.' I looked up and the guy was 78 years old
I got one that can throw but can't catch, and one that can catch but can't throw, and one who can hit but can't do either.
Left- handers have more enthusiasm for life. They sleep on the wrong side of the bed, and their head gets more stagnant on that side.
Even my players aren't players.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Most people my age are dead at the present time and you can look it up.
Been in this game one- hundred years, but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before.
It's easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that's the hard part.
Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.
What's the use of askin' a man to execute if he can't execute?
Baseball is very big at the present time. This makes me think baseball will live longer than Casey Stengel or anybody else.
They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
Don't cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself.
I got players with bad watches- they can't tell midnight from noon.
I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.
I don't know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball.
If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
I might have been able to make it as a pitcher except for one thing: I had a rather awkward motion and every time I brought my left arm forward I hit myself in the ear.
If you're so smart, let's see you get out of the Army.
We're in such a slump that even the ones that are drinkin' aren't hittin'.
Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em.
They say you can't do it, but sometimes it doesn't always work.
You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.
We was going to get you a birthday cake, but we figured you'd drop it.
The trouble with women umpires is that I couldn't argue with one. I'd put my arms around her and give her a little kiss.
You can't go out to the mound, hobbling and take a pitcher out with a cane.
It's wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn't used to like.
My health is good enough about the shoulders.
Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture.
If you walk backwards, you'll find out you can go forwards and people won't know if you're coming or going.
Wake up muscles we're in New York now.
Don't cut your nose off yourself.
If this keeps up (four game winning streak) I'm about to manage until I'm a hundred.
The way our luck has been lately, our fellas have been getting hurt on their days off.
I was once asked what it takes to be a great manager… my response? Great players.
All that analysis is well and good, but what I need right now is a left-handed batter who can hit the ball over the shortstop's head.
I love signing autographs. I'll sign anything but veal cutlets. My ballpoint slips on veal cutlets.