Subject: Sports

The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.

(1937 – ) football coach, sportscaster, author & speaker

I remember in Pittsburgh we had no players and the ones we did have wanted to stay at the hotel by the fire. I was ticked because that's where I wanted to stand.

(1923 – 2001) American football coach

I believe in higher education… you know, 6'8", 6'9", 6'10."

He had the ability of taking a bad situation and making it immediately worse.

(1881 – 1965) American Major League Baseball executive

A fellow has to have faith in God above and Rollie Fingers in the bullpen.

(1922 – ) American baseball player & manager

I was like a pig with a wristwatch.

American auto racer

You have really solidified the Mets' centerfield problem.

(1922 – 2014) American baseball player & announcer

They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Do I have to know rules and all that crap? Then forget it.

professional golfer

You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game and if that isn’t enough, in the second half, you have to give what is left.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Golf: An ineffectual attempt to direct an uncontrollable sphere into an inaccessible hole with instruments ill-adapted to the purpose.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

No comment.

professional basketball player

There are two things that won’t last long in this world – dogs that chase cars and pros that putt for pars.

(1942 – ) American professional golfer

I never thought you could win a Pulitzer just for quoting Tommy Lasorda correctly.

(1919 – 1998) American sportswriter

He's the kind of player who usually comes along rarely and sometimes never.

(1927 – ) American football coach

His detractors faulted him for over managing and for giving more signs than the Coast Guard.

baseball writer

You’ll never make a footballer while ever your arse points to the ground.

English football player & manager

First year, a .500 season – second year, a conference championship – third year, undefeated – fourth year, a national championship – and in the fifth year, we’ll be on probation, of course.

1913 – 1983) American college football coach

He can be as good as he wants to be, that's how good he can be.

English football player & announcer

Golfing excellence goes hand in hand with alcohol, as many an Open and Amateur champion has shown.

British golf writer & commentator

I don't speak Chinese, but I figure if I try, I've got to be saying something.

(1962 – ) Canadian-American actor, comedian, author & radio personality
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