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    You have to have a catcher because if you don't you're likely to have a lot of passed balls.
    — Casey Stengel
    I made up my mind, but I made it up both ways.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: mind 
     
    Once someone gave me a picture and I wrote 'Do good in school.' I looked up and the guy was 78 years old
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: school  year 
     
    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.
    — Casey Stengel
    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.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: sleep  wrong 
     
    Even my players aren't players.
    — Casey Stengel
    Most ball games are lost, not won.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: lost  games 
     
    Most people my age are dead at the present time and you can look it up.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: time  people  present  age 
     
    Been in this game one- hundred years, but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: games  year 
     
    It's easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that's the hard part.
    — Casey Stengel
    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.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: women  hurt  night  baseball 
     
    What's the use of askin' a man to execute if he can't execute?
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: men 
     
    Baseball is very big at the present time. This makes me think baseball will live longer than Casey Stengel or anybody else.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: time  live  present  baseball 
     
    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.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: youth  mistakes  service 
     
    Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
    — Casey Stengel
    Don't cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself.
    — Casey Stengel
    I got players with bad watches- they can't tell midnight from noon.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: bad 
     
    I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: successful  games 
     
    I don't know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball.
    — Casey Stengel
    If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: crazy  thinking  baseball 
     
    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.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: time 
     
    If you're so smart, let's see you get out of the Army.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: smart 
     
    We're in such a slump that even the ones that are drinkin' aren't hittin'.
    — Casey Stengel
    Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: american 
     
    They say you can't do it, but sometimes it doesn't always work.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: work 
     
    You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: time  living  learn 
     
    We was going to get you a birthday cake, but we figured you'd drop it.
    — Casey Stengel
    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.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: women  kiss 
     
    You can't go out to the mound, hobbling and take a pitcher out with a cane.
    — Casey Stengel
    It's wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn't used to like.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: friends 
     
    My health is good enough about the shoulders.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: health 
     
    Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: bad 
     
    If you walk backwards, you'll find out you can go forwards and people won't know if you're coming or going.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: people 
     
    Wake up muscles we're in New York now.
    — Casey Stengel
    Don't cut your nose off yourself.
    — Casey Stengel
    If this keeps up (four game winning streak) I'm about to manage until I'm a hundred.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: winning  games 
     
    The way our luck has been lately, our fellas have been getting hurt on their days off.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: hurt  luck 
     
    I was once asked what it takes to be a great manager… my response? Great players.
    — Casey Stengel
    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.
    — Casey Stengel
    tags: right 
     
    I love signing autographs. I'll sign anything but veal cutlets. My ballpoint slips on veal cutlets.
    — Casey Stengel
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