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Actually, the idea of using a midget had been kicking around in my head all my life.
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After a month or so in St. Louis, we were looking around desperately for a way to draw a few people into the ball park, it being perfectly clear by that time that the ball club wasn't going to do it unaided.
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Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
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Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere.
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I did my best to look ashamed of myself.
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I do not think that winning is the most important thing. I think winning is the only thing.
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I have discovered in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.
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I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity.
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I try not to kid myself. You know, I don't mind romancing someone else, but to fool yourself is pretty devastating and dangerous.
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I was in the game for love. After all, where else can an old-timer with one leg, who can't hear or see, live like a king while doing the only thing I wanted to do?
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In 1951, in a moment of madness, I became owner and operator of a collection of old rags and tags known to baseball historians as the St. Louis Browns.
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Look, we play the Star Spangled Banner before every game. You want us to pay income taxes, too?
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McGraw had been a great friend of my father's in the days when McGraw was managing the New York Giants and my daddy was president of the Chicago Cubs.
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The Falstaff people, romantics all, went for it. They were so anxious to find out what I was going to do that they could hardly bear to wait out the two weeks. I was rather anxious to find out what I was going to do, too.
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The most beautiful thing in the world is a ballpark filled with people.
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The true harbinger of spring is not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of the bat on the ball.
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There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball.
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We lived and died on every pitch... This was the most exciting year, and, let me tell you, I have seen a lot of teams.
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What can I do, I asked myself, that is so spectacular that no one will be able to say he had seen it before? The answer was perfectly obvious. I would send a midget up to bat.
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