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Ty Cobb's Quotes

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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Athlete
Nation: American
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I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me... but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch.

Tags: Against, Fight, Life

To get along with me, don't increase my tension.

Tags: Along, Increase, Tension

I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery.

Tags: Baseball, Heavy, War

I may have been fierce, but never low or underhand.

Tags: Fierce, Low, May

I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly.

Tags: Fire, Losing, Place

The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it.

Tags: Great, Love, Money

Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.

Tags: Great, Him, Sports

When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch.

Tags: Baseball, Game, Playing

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.

Tags: Baseball, Men, Struggle

The crowd makes the ballgame.

Tags: Ballgame, Crowd, Makes

The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams, I can't understand how he can be so stupid not to accept the challenge to him and hit to left field.

Tags: Him, Stupid, Understand

The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault.

Tags: Business, Hurt, Shoes

Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life.

Tags: Baseball, Life, Percent

Don't come home a failure.

Tags: Failure, Home

I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.

Tags: College, Medical, Regret

Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference.

Tags: Big, Difference, Great

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves.

Tags: Game, Great, War

Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all.

Tags: Old, Story, Work
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