The only rule I got is if you slide, get up.
You should enter a ballpark the way you enter a church.
Kids don't learn the fundamentals of baseball at the games anymore.
People are too hung up on winning. I can get off on a really good helmet throw.
The more self-centered and egotistical a guy is, the better ballplayer he's going to be.
That was real baseball. We weren't playing for money. They gave us Mickey Mouse watches that ran backwards.
The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the sixties I tested everything.
Most of the managers are lifetime .220 hitters. For years pitchers have been getting these managers out 75% of the time and that's why they don't like us.
I'm mad at Hank Aaron for deciding to play one more season. I threw him his last home run and thought I'd be remembered forever. Now, I'll have to throw him another.
When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body.