Pete's Baseball Quotes

Come again?

Ed Lynch:
The bases were drunk, and I painted the black with my best yakker. But blue squeezed me, and I went full. I came back with my heater, but the stick flares one the other way and chalk flies for two bases. Three earnies! Next thing I know, skipper hooks me and I'm sipping suds with the clubby.

Dizzy Dean, after being hit in the head by Billy Rogell's throw, and carried off the field: They x-rayed my head and didn't find anything.

Casey Stengel:
Most people are dead at my age, anyway. You could look it up.

Mickey Rivers, on the weather during a game:
Man, it was tough. The wind was blowing about 100 degrees.

John Butcher, after throwing a one-hitter:
I threw about 90 percent fastballs and sliders, 50 percent fastballs, 50 percent sliders...wait, I'm starting to sound like Mickey Rivers.

Yogi Berra, on a White House dinner he attended:
It was hard to have a conversation with anyone, there were so many people talking.

Yogi Berra:
We made to many wrong mistakes.

Yogi Berra:
If the people don't want to come out to the park, nobody's going to stop them.

Yogi Berra:
We have deep depth.

Luis Polonia, after being traded by the Yankees:
The Yankees are interested in only one thing, and I don't know what it is. (bm91)

Oil Can Boyd, on not being informed of a bomb threat against the team plane:
They keep me pretty much in the dark about everything. If it had blown up I wouldn't have known a thing about it.

Pedro Guerrero, criticizing sportswriters:
Sometimes they write what I say and not what I mean.

Steve Balboni, after hitting a grand slam:
Hitting your first grand slam is a thrill. I'll always remember this. (Reminded that he had hit a grand slam 2 years earlier) You're right, I guess I forgot about that one.

Mrs. Tokie Lockhart, after her grandson Len Barker pitched a perfect game:
Tell Len I've very proud of him. I hope he does better next time.

Pete's Baseball Quotes