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Casey Stengel Quotes

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"Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits."

"The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It's that they stay out all night looking for it."

"Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em."

"Most ball games are lost, not won."

"The trick is growing up without growing old."

"Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in."

"The team has come along slow but fast."

"Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?"

"I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill."

"All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height."

"We are in such a slump that even the ones that aren't drinkin' aren't hittin'."

"Now there's three things that can happen in a ballgame: you can win, you can lose, or it can rain."

"All I ask is that you bust your heiny on that field."

"Can't anybody here play this game?"

"Don't cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself."

"Don't drink in the hotel bar, that's where I do my drinking."

"Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa."

"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."

"I don't know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball."

"I don't like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three."

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