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Mickey Mantle's Quotes

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Born: 1931-10-20
Profession: Athlete
Nation: American
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A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.

Tags: Courage, Coward, Team

It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life.

Tags: Game, Life, Playing

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.

Tags: Bad, Him, Home

Well, baseball was my whole life. Nothing's ever been as fun as baseball.

Tags: Baseball, Fun, Life

Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run. I said, 'Sure, every time.'

Tags: Home, Time, Trying

If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.

Tags: Care, Knew, Taken

I'll play baseball for the Army or fight for it, whatever they want me to do.

Tags: Baseball, Fight, Whatever

Hitting the ball was easy. Running around the bases was the tough part.

Tags: Easy, Running, Tough

He who has the fastest golf cart never has a bad lie.

Tags: Bad, Golf, Lie

I could never be a manager. All I have is natural ability.

Tags: Ability, Manager, Natural

Sometimes I think if I had the same body and the same natural ability and someone else's brain, who knows how good a player I might have been.

Tags: Brain, Good, Someone

I always loved the game, but when my legs weren't hurting it was a lot easier to love.

Tags: Game, Hurting, Love

It was all I lived for, to play baseball.

Tags: Baseball, Lived

To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing that could ever happen to a ballplayer.

Tags: Best, Happen, Yankee

Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio. He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century.

Tags: Bad, Good, Greatest

Today's Little Leaguers, and there are millions of them each year, pick up how to hit and throw and field just by watching games on TV. By the time they're out of high school, the good ones are almost ready to play professional ball.

Tags: Good, Time, Today

I don't care who you are, you hear those boos.

Tags: Boos, Care, Hear

I guess you could say I'm what this country is all about.

Tags: Country, Guess

My views are just about the same as Casey's.

Tags: Casey, Views

Roger Maris was as good a man and as good a ballplayer as there ever was.

Tags: Ballplayer, Good, Roger

The biggest game I ever played in was probably Don Larsen's perfect game.

Tags: Game, Perfect, Played

The only thing I can do is play baseball. I have to play ball. It's the only thing I know.

Tags: Ball, Baseball

When I hit a home run I usually didn't care where it went. So long as it was a home run was all that mattered.

Tags: Care, Home, Run

You don't realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth.

Tags: Easy, Game, Until

As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due.

Tags: Baseball, Best, Him
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