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Born: 1935-08-31
Profession: Athlete
Nation: American
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Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades.

Tags: Baseball, Close, Count

All in all, I wouldn't call it a bad outing. It was a short outing.

Tags: Bad, Call, Short

At least when it's in French, I won't know what the heck they're saying.

Tags: Heck, Saying, Won

But I'm not going to walk Barry Bonds, like some teams do, in the first inning with nobody on.

Tags: Nobody, Teams, Walk

I always tried to do the best. I knew I couldn't always be the best, but I tried to be.

Tags: Best, Knew, Tried

I just didn't have anything to say, so I said nothing.

Tags: Said

I know a lot of people on the field - players, coaches, managers - are glad that I'm gone.

Tags: Glad, Gone, Players

If he can hit, he can hit. I don't care if he came from Class Z league.

Tags: Care, Class, Hit

If the guys on the bench were as good as the guys you have out there, they'd be out there in first place.

Tags: Good, Guys, Place

It's nice to come into a town and be referred to as the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager.

Tags: Black, Manager, Nice

Managers don't have as much leverage as they used to have. We can't really be the boss.

Tags: Boss, Managers, Used

No, I don't think my presence will cause an increase in black attendance at Cleveland.

Tags: Black, Cause, Presence

The way we're going... if I called up another pitcher, he'd just hang up the phone on me.

Tags: Another, Phone, Pitcher

You have to have a short memory as a closer.

Tags: Closer, Memory, Short

I haven't seen a player in this game, as long as I've been in it, that can't be pitched to... Barry is an outstanding ballplayer. I respect him an awful lot. I also have confidence in my pitchers that they can pitch to Barry Bonds and get him out.

Tags: Confidence, Game, Respect

No. 1, these guys out here on this field. They keep my energy level up. They try hard, they don't complain about things - and I'd just like to be with them when things are good, and hopefully we can win a pennant together.

Tags: Good, Hard, Together

People come out to see the players. When do you see a manager anyway? When he's out on the field arguing with the umpires, making a fool of himself and you know you can't win, and when he brings out the line-up card.

Tags: Fool, Making, Win

Pitchers did me a favor when they knocked me down. It made me more determined. I wouldn't let that pitcher get me out. They say you can't hit if you're on your back, but I didn't hit on my back. I got up.

Tags: Determined, Favor, Hit

The fan is the one who suffers. He cheers a guy to a .350 season then watches that player sign with another team. When you destroy fan loyalties, you destroy everything.

Tags: Another, Guy, Team
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