Casey Stengel

American basketbal player and manager

Lived from: 1889-1975

Quotes: Casey Stengel

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    Managing is getting paid for home runs someone else hits.
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    Most games are lost, not won.
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    No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
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    Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain.
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    Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they're successful.
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    Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're going to try and win a pennant.
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    Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?
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    The best ballplayer's the one who doesn't think he made good. He keeps trying to convince you.
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    The key to good management is keeping the nine guys who hate your guts away from the nine guys who haven't made up their minds.
    Source: Common Ground News
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    The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds.
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    The trick is growing up without growing old.
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    The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It's that they stay out all night looking for it.
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    There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.
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    There comes a time in every man's life, and I've had plenty of them.
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    They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that?