Author: Casey Stengel

Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Look at him (Bobby Richardson) – he doesn’t drink, he doesn’t smoke, he doesn’t chew, he doesn’t stay out late, and he still can’t hit .250.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

I don't like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

I’ll never make the mistake of being 70 again.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

It’s wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn’t used to like.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game, it’s that they stay out all night looking for it.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Managing is getting paid for home runs someone else hits.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

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.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

I've got a tip on the market for you fellows, buy Pennsylvania Railroad – because by tomorrow night about a dozen of you bums will be riding on it.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

We've got to learn to stay out of triple plays.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

It's wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn't used to like.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

If anyone wants me tell them I'm being embalmed.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Two hundred million Americans, and there ain’t two good catchers among ‘em.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Don't drink in the hotel bar, that's where I do my drinking.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

I broke in with four hits and the writers promptly declared they had seen the new Ty Cobb… it took me only a few days to correct that impression.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Without losers, where would the winners be?

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

I couldn't done it without my players.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

When a fielder gets the pitcher in trouble, the pitcher has to pitch himself out of the slump he isn’t in.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

He (Gil Hodges) fields better on one leg than anybody else I got on two.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager
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