Casey Stengel

American basketbal player and manager

Lived from: 1889-1975

Quotes: Casey Stengel

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    Going to bed with a woman never hurt a ball player. It's staying up all night looking for them that does you in.
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    All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
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    Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
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    All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for... reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
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    All you have to do is keep the five players who hate your guts away from the five who are undecided.
    Source: The Guardian Book of Sports Quotes, ed. John Samuel (1985)
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    Been in this game one-hundred years, but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before.
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    Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.
    Source: BBC The myths of sex before sport, 12 August, 2004
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    Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.
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    Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part.
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    Going to bed with a woman never hurt a ballplayer. It's staying up all night looking for them that does you in.
    Source: Barbara Rowes, The Book of Quotes (1979)
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    Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.
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    If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start thinking we're not as good as we think we are.
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    If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
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    It's easy to get the players; it's getting them to play together that's the tough part
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    It's high time something was done for the pitchers. They put up the stands and take down fences to make more home runs and plague the pitchers. Let them revive the spitter and help the pitchers make a living.
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