Author: Casey Stengel

Nobody knows this [yet], but one of us has just been traded to Kansas City.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

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

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

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.

(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

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

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

Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

We (the Mets) are a much improved ball club, now we lose in extra innings!

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

I couldn't done it without my players.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

The Yankees don’t pay me to win every day, just two out of three.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

My health is good enough about the shoulders.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

We are in such a slump that even the ones that aren’t drinkin’ aren’t hittin’.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

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

(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

I don’t know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball.

(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

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

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

He (Lyndon Johnson) wanted to see poverty, so he came to see my team (1964 New York Mets).

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Old-timers weekends, and airplane landings are alike; if you can walk away from them, they’re successful.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

Now there’s three things you can do in a baseball game; you can win or you can lose or it can rain.

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