Leo Durocher Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 42 Quotes About Leo Durocher

#1. He (Leo Durocher) had the ability of taking a bad situation and making it immediately worse. - Author: Branch Rickey
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#2. As long as I've got a chance to beat you I'm going to take it. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#3. There is a thin line between genius and insanity, and in Larry's (MacPhail) case it was sometimes so thin you could see him drifting back and forth. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#4. Branch Rickey once said of me that I was a man with an infinite capacity for immediately making a bad thing worse. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#5. I never did say that you can't be a nice guy and win. I said that if I was playing third base and my mother rounded third with the winning run, I'd trip her up. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#6. I've never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#7. There is only one way to pitch to Musial - under the plate. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#8. This guy don't come to the ballpark to beat you. He comes to beat you bad. This (Jackie) Robinson, he plays a ton. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#9. In order to become a big-league manager you have to be in the right place at the right time. That's rule number one. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#10. Show me a good sportsman and I'll show you a player I'm looking to trade. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#11. The catch off Bobby Morgan
(a backhanded grab of the Brooklyn Dodger's line drive in September 1951 at Ebbets Field) in Brooklyn was the best catch I ever made. Jackie Robinson
and (Giants manager) Leo Durocher
were the first people I saw when I opened my eyes - Author: Willie Mays
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#12. God takes care of drunks and third basemen - Author: Leo Durocher
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#13. Today a pitcher gets fined if the umpire thinks he threw at a batter. In the olden days, the umpire didn't have to take any courses in mind reading. The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#14. What are we out at the park for, except to win? - Author: Leo Durocher
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#15. If you don't win, you're going to be fired. If you do win, you've only put off the day you're going to be fired. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#16. There are only five things you can do in baseball - run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#17. To some it's a six-pack, to me it's a "support group". Salvation in a can! - Author: Leo Durocher
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#18. Leo Durocher is a man with an infinite capacity for making a bad thing worse. - Author: Branch Rickey
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#19. How you play the game is for college ball. When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#20. Win any way as long as you can get away with it. Nice guys finish last. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#21. Win any way you can as long as you can get away with it. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#22. Kid, show me a man who doesn't go down on his wife and I'll show you a man whose wife I can sleep with, tonight. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#23. God watches over drunks and third baseman. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#24. My life as Mrs. Leo Durocher and baseball come first. - Author: Laraine Day
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#25. Five runs ahead and he'd knock in all the runs I could ask for. One run behind and he was going to kill me. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#26. Winning is a habit. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#27. It is decidedly not true that 'nice guys finish last'. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#28. Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#29. What are we at the park for except to win? I'd trip my mother. I'd help her up, brusher her off, tell her I'm sorry. But mother don't make it to third. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#30. Ballplayers are a superstitious breed, nobody more than I, and while you are winning you'd murder anybody who tried to change your sweatshirt, let alone your uniform. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#31. Some guys are admired for coming to play, as the saying goes. I prefer those who come to kill. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#32. You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#33. You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#34. Baseball is like church. Many attend, few understand. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#35. Luck? If the roof fell in and Diz (Dean) was sitting in the middle of the room, everybody else would be buried and a gumdrop would fall in his mouth. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#36. It's possible to spend money anywhere in the world if you put your mind to it, something I proved conclusively by running up huge debts in Cincinnati. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#37. I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them? - Author: Leo Durocher
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#38. Buy a steak for a player on another club after the game, but don't even speak to him on the field. Get out there and beat them to death. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#39. I made a game effort to argue but two things were against me: the umpires and the rules. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#40. Stan Hack has as many friends in baseball as Leo Durocher has enemies - Author: Gabby Hartnett
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#41. You can't get any pictures from way back there. - Author: Leo Durocher
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#42. Nobody ever won a pennant without a star shortstop. - Author: Leo Durocher
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