Leo Durocher

American professional baseball player, manager and coach

Lived from: 1905-1991

Category: Sports

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    Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
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    Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you.
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    I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?
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    Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.
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    Win any way as long as you can get away with it. Nice guys finish last.
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    You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow, it may rain.
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About Leo Durocher

Leo Ernest Durocher , nicknamed Leo the Lip and Lippy, was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach. He played in Major League Baseball as an infielder. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth all-time among managers with 2,009 career victories, second only to John McGraw in National League history. Durocher still ranks tenth in career wins by a manager. A controversial and outspoken character, Durocher had a stormy career dogged by clashes with authority, the baseball commissioner, umpires , and the press.

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