casey stengel Quotes

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.
tags: mind
— Casey Stengel
Once someone gave me a picture and I wrote 'Do good in school.' I looked up and the guy was 78 years old
tags: school year
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: sleep wrong
— Casey Stengel
Even my players aren't players.
— Casey Stengel
Most ball games are lost, not won.
tags: lost games
— Casey Stengel
Most people my age are dead at the present time and you can look it up.
tags: time people present age
— Casey Stengel
Been in this game one- hundred years, but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before.
tags: games year
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: women hurt night baseball
— Casey Stengel
What's the use of askin' a man to execute if he can't execute?
tags: men
— Casey Stengel
Baseball is very big at the present time. This makes me think baseball will live longer than Casey Stengel or anybody else.
tags: time live present baseball
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: youth mistakes service
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: bad
— Casey Stengel
I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.
tags: successful games
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: crazy thinking baseball
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: time
— Casey Stengel
If you're so smart, let's see you get out of the Army.
tags: smart
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: american
— Casey Stengel
They say you can't do it, but sometimes it doesn't always work.
tags: work
— Casey Stengel
You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.
tags: time living learn
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: women kiss
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: friends
— Casey Stengel
My health is good enough about the shoulders.
tags: health
— Casey Stengel
Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture.
tags: bad
— Casey Stengel
If you walk backwards, you'll find out you can go forwards and people won't know if you're coming or going.
tags: people
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: winning games
— Casey Stengel
The way our luck has been lately, our fellas have been getting hurt on their days off.
tags: hurt luck
— Casey Stengel
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.
tags: right
— Casey Stengel
I love signing autographs. I'll sign anything but veal cutlets. My ballpoint slips on veal cutlets.
— Casey Stengel
casey stengel
Birth    : July 30, 1890
Death  : September 29, 1975
Occupation  : Baseball Manager

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