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  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    A number of bloggers in economics and the financial sector have risen to prominence through the sheer strength of their work. Note it was not their family connections nor ties to Ivy League schools or elite banks, but rather the strength of their research, analysis and writing.
  • A. Bartlett Giamatti
    A. Bartlett Giamatti
    American professor and president of Yale University 1938-1989
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    All I ever wanted to be president of was the American League.
    Source: Book of Sports Quotes (1979) by Bert Sugar
  • Bryan Greenberg
    Bryan Greenberg
    American actor and singer 1978-
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    As I get older, I find myself way more into sports. I'm in a basketball league. You maybe know some of the people in it. They're real people, not fake ones like me.
  • Bobby Wallace
    Bobby Wallace
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    As more speed afoot was constantly demanded for big league ball, I noticed the many infield bounders which the runner beat to first only by the thinnest fractions of a second.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
    American baseball player 1881-
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    Baseball people are generally allergic to new ideas; it took years to persuade them to put numbers on uniforms, and it is the hardest thing in the world to get Major League Baseball to change anything—even spikes on a new pair of shoes—but they will eventually...they are bound to.
    Source: In 1954
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often invite retaliation by armed action, and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form of collective self-defence by the loyal members of the League.
  • Abe Lemons
    Abe Lemons
    American basketball player and coach 1922-2002
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    Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
  • Bow Wow
    Bow Wow
    American rapper and actor (Shad Gregory Moss) 1987-
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    Guys like Todd Bridges never overcame being a child star. You can't have any big failures. I've always felt regular. I played organized ball at the rec league. At 13, they told me I sold 3 million copies. I didn't know what that meant.
  • Brett Hull
    Brett Hull
    Canadian-born American former ice hockey player 1964-
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    If you're going to play hockey now, you have to be able to play. If you have the ability to fight and play, you're an unbelievable commodity. But if you can only fight, there might be six of those guys left in the league, and I can guarantee they're going fast.
  • Bob Uecker
    Bob Uecker
    American Major League Baseball (MLB) player 1934-
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    In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    In order to win in this league, you have to have a quarterback who can make all the throws, who makes great decisions, somebody who can get you out of bad situations, that just gives you a chance.
  • Bobby Keys
    Bobby Keys
    American saxophonist 1943-2014
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    In the summertime, I played Little League baseball; football in the fall; basketball in the winter.
  • Bonnie Bedelia
    Bonnie Bedelia
    American actress 1948-
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    It's hard to think it's important to try out as cheerleader when you're starring on Broadway. But you do kind of miss the things that I now see my children doing. I'm just happy they are not actors. The Valentine's Day dance is really important. Pitching in Little League is very important. And the medals and the scouts are really important.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    It's these guys in the Ivy League schools who get used to obeying women. They're sedentary guys. It's ironic that you're getting the biggest bitching about men from the schools where the men are just eunuchs and bookworms.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
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