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Pete Rose,
The manager of a team is like a stagecoach, he can't move unless he has the horses.
Pete Rose,
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Pete Rose,
When you play this game twenty years, go to bat ten-thousand times, and get three-thousand hits, do you know what that means? You've gone zero for seven-thousand.
Pete Rose,
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Pete Rose,
It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
Pete Rose,
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Paul Waner
Be relaxed and don't wave the bat, don't clench it. Be ready to hit down with the barrel of the bat. Just swing it and let the weight drive the ball.
Paul Waner
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Isiah Thomas
If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.
Isiah Thomas
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Babe Ruth
You just can't beat the person who never gives up.
Babe Ruth
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The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!
Dante Hall
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Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
Billie King
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John McEnroe
What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.
John McEnroe
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Reggie Jackson
When you've played this game for ten years and gone to bat seven-thousand times and gotten two-thousand hits do you know what that really means? It means you've gone zero for five-thousand.
Reggie Jackson
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I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.
Billie King
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Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy.
Dan Gable
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Pete Rose,
I'm just like everybody else. I have two arms, two legs and four-thousand hits.
Pete Rose,
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Arnold Palmer
Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening - and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.
Arnold Palmer
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Hank Aaron
It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
Hank Aaron
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I wish they'd shut the gates, and let us play ball with no press and no fans.
Richie Allen
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Peyton Manning
You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters.
Peyton Manning
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Casey Stengel
When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
Casey Stengel
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Muhammad Ali
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Muhammad Ali
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Pete Rose,
I've never looked forward to a birthday like I'm looking forward to my new daughter's birthday, because two days after that is when I can apply for reinstatement.
Pete Rose,
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Ricky Williams
If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas.
Ricky Williams
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Mickey Mantle
Sometimes I think if I had the same body and the same natural ability and someone else's brain, who knows how good a player I might have been.
Mickey Mantle
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Hank Aaron
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Hank Aaron
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Babe Ruth
Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
Babe Ruth
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Bob Lemon
Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up.
Bob Lemon
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Jack Nicklaus
There are no maladies in my golf game. My golf game stinks.
Jack Nicklaus
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Brian McBride
Basically I say a few prayers before a game and let that direct me, not superstitions.
Brian McBride
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If I can't play for big money, I play for a little money. And if I can't play for a little money, I stay in bed that day.
Bobby Riggs
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If I am to be a chauvinist pig, I want to be the number one pig.
Bobby Riggs
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Billie and I did wonders for women's tennis. They owe me a piece of their checks.
Bobby Riggs
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