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Top 63 Quotes About Joe Dimaggio

#1. 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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#2. 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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#3. 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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#4. I've had heroes in my life - Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth. - Author: Tommy Lasorda
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#5. He knew he was Joe DiMaggio, and he knew what that meant to the country. - Author: Lefty Gomez
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#6. 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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#7. Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don't belong there. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#8. 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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#9. 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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#10. Just two words: a masterpiece. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#11. 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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#12. After I got that hit off Satchel (Paige), I knew I was ready for the big leagues. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#13. I'm a ballplayer, not an actor. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#14. 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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#15. 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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#16. It's got to be better than rooming with Joe Page. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#17. 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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#18. 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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#19. 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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#20. 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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#21. 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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#22. I think there are some players born to play ball. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#23. 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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#24. I no longer have it (desire to play). - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#25. 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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#26. 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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#27. I think the best all-round baseball player ever was Joe DiMaggio. - Author: Mickey Mantle
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#28. Putting the Yankee uniform on every day. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#29. 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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#30. 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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#31. I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#32. 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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#33. When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#34. 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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#35. 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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#36. All pitchers are born pitchers. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#37. There's always some youngster coming up- they'll find somebody. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#38. 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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#39. Now I've had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#40. 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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#41. I'm the guy that made Joe DiMaggio famous. - Author: Lefty Gomez
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#42. 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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#43. 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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#44. 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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#45. 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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#46. 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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#47. I thought he had been shot. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#48. 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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#49. Mrs. Robinson is a little dated now, but it has nothing to do with Joe DiMaggio. - Author: Paul Simon
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#50. A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#51. 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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#52. 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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#53. We need a hit, so here I go. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#54. 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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#55. 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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#56. 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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#57. There's nobody taking center from me until I give it up. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#58. Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you. - Author: Paul Simon
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#59. 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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#60. At my age, I'm just happy to be named the greatest living anything. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#61. 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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#62. In that case Mr. Barrow, Mr. Gehrig is a very underpaid ballplayer. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#63. 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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