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They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games.
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they're successful.
Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part.
The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds.
See that fella over there? He's 20 years old. In 10 years, he's got a chance to be a star. Now that fella over there, he's 20 years old, too. In 10 years he's got a chance to be 30.
When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
He'd (Yogi Berra) fall in a sewer and come up with a gold watch.
Well, that's baseball. Rags to riches one day and riches to rags the next. But I've been in it 36 years and I'm used to it.
Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain.
No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
Most people my age are dead at the present time and you can look it up.
Sometimes it's easier to understand things than it is to figure them out
You look up and down the bench and you have to say to yourself, 'Can't anybody here play this game?' There comes a time in every man's life and I've had plenty of them.
They say it can't be done, but sometimes that doesn't always work.
Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're going to try and win a pennant.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional walks during batting practice.
Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.
The only thing worse than a Mets game is a Mets doubleheader.
Play every game as if your job depended on it. It just might.
We are a much improved ball club: now we lose in extra innings!
The trick is growing up without growing old.
You have to draft a catcher, because if you don't have one, the pitch will roll all the way back to the screen.
You could look it up.
I was once asked what it takes to be a great manager...my response? Great players.
Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.
They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that?
It's easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that's the hard part.
You gotta lose 'em some of the time. When you do, lose 'em right.
Without losers, where would the winners be?
Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.
You have to have a catcher because if you don't you're likely to have a lot of passed balls.
I never saw anyone like Ty Cobb. No one even close to him as the greatest all-time ballplayer. That guy was superhuman, amazing.
Do you realize how good you have to be to strike out 2000 times?
He (Babe Ruth) was very brave at the plate. You rarely saw him fall away from a pitch. He stayed right in there. No one drove him out.
The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed.
We was going to get you a birthday cake, but we figured you'd drop it.
Left-handers have more enthusiasm for life. They sleep on the wrong side of the bed, and their head gets more stagnant on that side.
Once someone gave me a picture and I wrote 'Do good in school.' I looked up and the guy was 78 years old
Been in this game one-hundred years, but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before.
All that analysis is well and good, but what I need right now is a left-handed batter who can hit the ball over the shortstop's head.
He (Mickey Mantle) should lead the league in everything. With his combination of speed and power he should win the triple batting crown every year. In fact, he should do anything he wants to do.
Okay everybody, line up in alphabetical order according to your height.
I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I've been thrown out of so many.
I broke in with four hits and the writers promptly declared they had seen the new Ty Cobb. It took me only a few days to correct that impression.
There comes a time in every man's life, and I've had plenty of them.
Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture.