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#1. Now I've had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#2. The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#3. You ought to run the hardest when you feel the worst. Never let the other guy know you're down. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#4. I'm proud to have been a Yankee. But I have found more happiness and contentment since I came back home to San Francisco than any man has a right to deserve. This is the friendliest city in the world. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#5. It was easier than explaining DiMaggio's use as a metaphor. - Author: Paul Simon
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#6. I'm very pleased and very proud of my accomplishments, but I'm most proud of that (hitting four-hundred home runs and three-thousand hits). Not (Ted) Williams, not (Lou) Gehrig, not (Joe) DiMaggio did that. They were Cadillacs and I'm a Chevrolet. - Author: Carl Yastrzemski
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#7. The more you ride the bike, the better it gets, and the more you know how to ride it. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#8. The absolute worst thing a person can say about your pictures is, '"That's nice." It's the kiss of death. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#9. I'm the guy that made Joe DiMaggio famous. - Author: Lefty Gomez
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#10. You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#11. But I think the Great DiMaggio would be proud of me today. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#12. I thought he had been shot. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#13. I don't like it when celebrities get voice work. But then again, if I was the producer, I wouldn't want a bunch of no-names doing my show and have to worry about word-of-mouth. I see both sides of the story. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#14. I wasn't hip to 'Samurai Jack' until I saw it, but then I was all, 'This show is awesome!' - Author: John DiMaggio
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#15. Now this is over thirty years later and the guy said he was that cab driver. He apologized and he was serious. I felt awful. He might have been spending his whole life thinking he had jinxed me, but I told him he hadn't. My number was up. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#16. There's always some youngster coming up- they'll find somebody. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#17. All pitchers are born pitchers. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#18. I just don't like it when people get credited for their voice work and it's really shitty. It's really thin, there's nothing to it, there's no meat behind it. It's, like, "Oh, it's a celebrity." - Author: John DiMaggio
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#19. When you are young, your potential is infinite. You might do anything, really. You might be Einstein. You might be DiMaggio. Then you get to an age where what you might be gives way to what you have been. You weren't Einstein. You weren't anything. That's a bad moment. - Author: Chuck Barris
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#20. I don't think anyone can ever put into words the great things (Joe) DiMaggio did. Of all the stars I've known, DiMaggio needed the least coaching. - Author: Joe
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#21. Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys. - Author: Bert Campaneris
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#22. When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#23. Have faith in the Yankees my son. Think of the great DiMaggio. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#24. There is always some kid who may be seeing me for the first time. I owe him my best. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#25. In that case Mr. Barrow, Mr. Gehrig is a very underpaid ballplayer. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#26. I'm not head-strong, and I'm not egotistical. I understand certain things better now. I won't be trying to be play everyday. There's only one Cal Ripken, one Lou Gehrig and one Joe DiMaggio. What is good for them isn't necessarily good for Eric Davis. - Author: Eric Davis
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#27. At my age, I'm just happy to be named the greatest living anything. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#28. As a standup comedian, you have to develop a sense of fearlessness. It's really important for your livelihood and your well-being. And if you don't do that, you're going to fail; you're never going to be able to stand up on the cliff and jump off. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#29. This is the second day now that I do not know the result of the juegos he thought. But I must have confidence and I must be worthy of the great DiMaggio who does all things perfectly even with the pain of the bone spur in his heel. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#30. Whether your name is (Lou) Gehrig or (Cal) Ripken, (Joe) DiMaggio or (Jackie) Robinson, or that of some youngster who picks up his bat or puts on his glove, you are challenged by the game of baseball to do your very best day in and day out. That's all I've ever tried to do. - Author: Cal Ripken Jr.
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#31. It's fun, I didn't have enough money as a kid to buy a drum set, so I had to do something. I would mimic the sounds. That was it. And it worked. It worked for years. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#32. Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you. - Author: Paul Simon
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#33. There's nobody taking center from me until I give it up. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#34. 'Futurama' was a big deal. People had already started to hear about me a little bit here and there, but that was the first series I booked to be a regular on. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#35. I want to thank all my teammates who scored so many runs and Joe DiMaggio, who ran down so many of my mistakes. - Author: Lefty Gomez
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#36. I'm just a ballplayer with one ambition, and that is to give all I've got to help my ball club win. I've never played any other way. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#37. It was in the open market that we found Joe DiMaggio with the San Francisco Seals. A bad knee had scared everybody else off DiMaggio. But we risked $25,000 in cash and five players, and landed a star whom I would not sell for $250,000. - Author: Jacob Ruppert
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#38. We need a hit, so here I go. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#39. A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#40. The reporter asked, "why did you play so hard."
"Because there might have been somebody in the stands today who'd never seen my play before, and might never see me again"
-Joe DiMaggio - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#41. A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#42. Mrs. Robinson is a little dated now, but it has nothing to do with Joe DiMaggio. - Author: Paul Simon
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#43. I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#44. Joe DiMaggio was the greatest all-around player I ever saw. His career can not be summed up in numbers and awards. It might sound corny, but he had a profound and lasting impact on the country. - Author: Ted Williams
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#45. I'm a ballplayer, not an actor. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#46. After I got that hit off Satchel (Paige), I knew I was ready for the big leagues. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#47. You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,' then your body says, 'Who me?' - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#48. As one of nine men, DiMaggio is the best player that ever lived. - Author: Connie Mack
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#49. I would like to take the great DiMaggio fishing," the old man said. "They say his father was a fisherman. Maybe he was as poor as we are and would understand. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#50. Just two words: a masterpiece. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#51. If I were playing today I'd do what Joe DiMaggio said. I'd go knock on the door at Yankee Stadium and when George Steinbrenner answered I'd say, 'Howdy, pardner.' - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#52. Joe DiMaggio batting sometimes gave the impression, the suggestion that the old rules and dimensions of baseball no longer applied to him, and that the game had at last grown unfairly easy. - Author: Donald Hall
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#53. Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don't belong there. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#54. Slowly but surely, the older I get, the fatter I get. It just goes. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#55. The first good player I watched as a kid was Joe DiMaggio, and that was like ballet. Since then, I played sandlot and college ball and came to understand how difficult it can be. - Author: Mario Cuomo
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#56. He knew he was Joe DiMaggio, and he knew what that meant to the country. - Author: Lefty Gomez
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#57. I've had heroes in my life - Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth. - Author: Tommy Lasorda
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#58. As long as I'm working, I'm happy. You see my face - great. You don't see my face - too bad, I don't care. I'll keep going. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#59. Motivation is something nobody else can give you. Others can help motivate you, but basically it must come from you and it must be a constant desire to do your very best at all times and under any circumstances. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#60. I love nothing better than a dirty cartoon. I think that it's really, really funny to see adult themes in a genre that's usually directed towards children. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#61. Any voice where you've got to scream over a battle or whatever, that's always difficult. It's harder than it seems. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#62. Baseball didn't really get into my blood until I knocked off that hitting streak. Getting a daily hit became more important to me than eating, drinking or sleeping. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#63. Ted Williams was the greatest hitter I ever saw, but DiMaggio was the greatest all around player. - Author: Bob Feller
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#64. Any good production team is going to allow an actor to breathe life into the characters - that's why they hired that woman, that man, whatever the case. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#65. If anyone wants to know why three kids in one family made it to the big leagues they just had to know how we helped each other and how much we practiced back then. We did it every minute we could. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#66. I no longer have it (desire to play). - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#67. The test of an outfielder's skill comes when he has to go against the fence to make a catch. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#68. I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#69. There was never a day when I was as good as Joe DiMaggio at his best. Joe was the best, the very best I ever saw. - Author: Stan Musial
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#70. As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#71. Putting the Yankee uniform on every day. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#72. I had always been heavily influenced by stand-up. I was in a comedy team called Red Johnny And The Round Guy. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#73. I think the best all-round baseball player ever was Joe DiMaggio. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#74. I don't know what Joe (DiMaggio)
wanted (in regards to being called 'the greatest living ballplayer'), but I don't have a problem, if he wanted to do that. He was my hero. Joe
was the best all-around player. Joe
was the best. I only played against him once, in the '51 Series. - Author: Willie Mays
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#75. I want you to know how I feel about my Italian heritage, so I'd like to say a few words in Italian: Verdi, Pavarotti, DiMaggio, Valentino, De Niro, Giuliani ... - Author: Susan Lucci
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#76. I wish everybody had the drive he (Joe DiMaggio) had. He never did anything wrong on the field. I'd never seen him dive for a ball, everything was a chest-high catch, and he never walked off the field. - Author: Yogi Berra
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#77. Tell me that you don't like cartoons, and I think there's something wrong with you. I don't understand why people don't like cartoons. - Author: John DiMaggio
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#78. I came in here and a fella asked me to have a drink. I said I don't drink. Then another fella said hear you and Joe DiMaggio aren't speaking and I said I'll take that drink. - Author: Casey Stengel
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#79. I think there are some players born to play ball. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#80. I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#81. If I were sitting down with George Steinbrenner (to discuss a salary) and based on what Dave Winfield got for his statistics, I'd have to say, 'George, you and I are about to become partners.' - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#82. Now they talk on the radio about the record set by (Babe) Ruth, and (Joe) DiMaggio and Henry Aaron. But they rarely mention mine. Do you know what I have to show for the sixty-one home runs? Nothing, exactly nothing. - Author: Roger Maris
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#83. There was an aura about him (Joe DiMaggio). He walked like no one else walked. He did things so easily. He was immaculate in everything he did. Kings of State wanted to meet him and be with him. He carried himself so well. He could fit in any place in the world. - Author: Phil Rizzuto
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#84. I always thought there was at least one person in the stands who had never seen me play, and I didn't want to let him down. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#85. It's got to be better than rooming with Joe Page. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#86. Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio. He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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