Satchel Paige Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 59 Quotes About Satchel Paige

#1. The Crawfords played everywhere, in every ballpark. And we won, won like we invented the game. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#2. Money and women. They're two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn't do for anything else. Same with money. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#3. I've said it once and I'll say it a a hundred times, I'm forty-four years old. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#4. The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#5. If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#6. Don't eat fried food, it angries up the blood. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#7. I ain't ever had a job, I just always played baseball. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#8. Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#9. Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move ... - Author: Satchel Paige
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#10. Don't go to college, unless to get knowledge. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#11. If you tell a lie, always rehearse it. If it don't sound good to you, it won't sound good to anybody. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#12. If a man can beat you, walk him. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#13. I myself am more and more inclined to agree with Omar and Satchel Paige as I grow older: Don't try to rewrite what the moving finger has writ, and don't ever look over your shoulder. - Author: Ogden Nash
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#14. With women you don't have to talk your head off. You just say a word and let them fill in from there. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#15. It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#16. Smile well and often, it makes people wonder what you've been up to. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#17. Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#18. Depending on how he gripped the ball and how hard he threw it, Satchel Paige had pitches that included the bat-dodger, the two-hump blooper, the four-day creeper, the dipsy-do, the Little Tom, the Long Tom, the bee ball, the wobbly ball, the hurry-up ball and the nothin' ball. - Author: Buck O'Neil
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#19. I was born in August, no July, 1908. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#20. Nobody likes the ball low and away, but that's where you're going to get it from me. I been pitching it there 50 years, away from them. That way they can't hurt you. You keep the ball in the park. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#21. When they treat you bad, you just got to take care of your pride, no matter what. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#22. Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#23. I used to feel so bad before I got to the clubhouse, I didn't know what to do. But when I put that ballsuit on, I don't know where I got the spark to save my life. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#24. Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#25. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes you get rained out. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#26. They said I was the greatest pitcher they ever sawI couldnt understand why they couldnt give me no justice. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#27. Age is a state of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#28. Sometimes I sit and think and other times I just sit. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#29. Work such as you will not have to have the money. Adore like you've got by no means been damage. Dance like nobody's seeing. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#30. Sometimes i sits and thinks and sometimes i just sits - Author: Satchel Paige
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#31. Smokey Joe (Williams) could throw harder than anyone. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#32. You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#33. One time he (Cool Papa Bell) hit a line drive right past my ear. I turned around and saw the ball hit his ass sliding into second. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#34. I got a curve so sneaky it might be your daddy. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#35. Throw high risers at the chin; throw peas at the knees; throw it here when they're lookin' there; throw it there when they're lookin' here. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#36. NO MAN CAN AVOID BEING BORN AVERAGE, BUT NO MAN HAS TO STAY AVERAGE. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#37. My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#38. I may not be the bestest pitcher in the world, but I sure out-cutes 'em. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#39. I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#40. My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet, soon the feet start looking big. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#41. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#42. After I got that hit off Satchel (Paige), I knew I was ready for the big leagues. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#43. Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#44. You win a few, you lose a few. Some get rained out. But you got to dress for all of them. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#45. One time I snuck a ball on with me and when I went to winding up, I threw one of them balls to first and one to second. I was so smooth I picked off both runners and fanned the batter without that ump or the other team even knowing it. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#46. Avoid fried foods, which angry up the blood. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#47. I don't know how old I am because a goat ate the Bible that had my birth certificate in it. The goat lived to be twenty-seven. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#48. When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can't hit it. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#49. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#50. Won-lost was only 1-1 on the tour, but they batted only - Author: Satchel Paige
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#51. I never rush myself. See, they can't start the game without me. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#52. How old would you be if you didn't know how old you was? - Author: Satchel Paige
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#53. I use my single windup, my double windup, my triple windup, my hesitation windup, my no windup. I also use my step-n-pitch-it, my submariner, my sidearmer and my bat dodger. Man's got to do what he's got to do. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#54. Avoid running at all times. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#55. Willie Wells, Ray Dandridge, Leon Day, Buck Leonard, Quincy Troupe, Satchel Paige - earlier than when he was called up - Oscar Charleston and Josh Gibson. You see what kind of talent we had, and guys in the majors knew it too. - Author: Monte Irvin
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#56. I don't generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#57. What's scary in life is not what people know (or don't know), but what they know that ain't so. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#58. There never was a man on earth who pitched as much as me. But the more I pitched, the stronger my arm would get. - Author: Satchel Paige
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#59. I know who's the best pitcher I ever see and it's old Satchel Paige, that big lanky colored boy. My fastball looks like a change of pace alongside that little pistol bullet ole Satchel (Paige) shoots up to the plate. - Author: Dizzy Dean
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