Start Baseball dating sayings

Baseball dating sayings

"I had never been to second base."--Philadelphia Phillies pitcher (1983-1990) Don Carman, after getting only his second major league hit (in approximately 80 career at-bats) and being promptly picked off second base. Mitch "Wild Thing" Williams is the only pitcher in history (with a minimum of 500 innings pitched) to have given up more walks than hits. He's from Mexico."--Chicago Cub announcer Harry Caray, grousing about outfielder Jorge Orta misplaying a fly ball. "Any pitcher who deliberately throws at a batter's head is a Communist."--Alvin Dark, manager, San Francisco Giants. This exchange occurred between Cleveland Indians broadcaster Herb Score and his radio partner Nev Chandler.

On hearing that Reggie Jackson was reported to have an IQ of 165, Yankee teammate Mickey Rivers snidely replied, "Out of what--a thousand? With his team behind 11-2 in the late innings, a batter stepped out of box, and carefully studied the 3rd base coach.

Whenever I come across a baseball quote that makes me smile, I jot it down and file it away.

I've been filing them away, off and on, for the last 25 or 30 years.

They'll pass over the money without even thinking about it: for it is money they have and peace they lack.