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Jackie Robinson

"Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead." Jackie Robinson
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Lou Gehrig

"There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all." Lou Gehrig
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Hank Aaron

"The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them." Hank Aaron
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Mickey Mantle

"Well, baseball was my whole life. Nothing's ever been as fun as baseball." Mickey Mantle
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Bob Lemon

"Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up." Bob Lemon
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"Baseball is a man maker." Al Spalding
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Carl Yastrzemski

"I was lucky enough to have the talent to play baseball. That's how I treated my career. I didn't think I was anybody special, anybody different." Carl Yastrzemski
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"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." Rogers Hornsby
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Babe Ruth

"If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery." Babe Ruth
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"Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance." Al Spalding
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"I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story." George Brett
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"Baseball is a game of race, creed, and color. The race is to first base. The creed is the rules of the game. The color? Well, the home team wears white uniforms, and the visiting team wears gray." Joe Garagiola
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Frank Robinson

"Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades." Frank Robinson
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"I think one of the most difficult things for anyone who's played baseball is to accept the fact that maybe the players today are playing just as well as ever." Ralph Kiner
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Casey Stengel

"Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain." Casey Stengel
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Alvin Dark

"Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living." Alvin Dark
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Casey Stengel

"The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It's that they stay out all night looking for it." Casey Stengel
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"The genius of our institutions is democratic - baseball is a democratic game." Al Spalding
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Hank Aaron

"It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course." Hank Aaron
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"People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can." Willie Stargell
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"When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game." Joe DiMaggio
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Birth: 1926-06-01 Death: 1962-08-05

"You can't sleep your way into being a star. It takes much, much more. But it helps a lot of actresses get their first chance that way."

One of the most enduring sex symbols of our time, Marilyn Monroe's career didn't take off until she had made dozen's of B-movies, playing the stereotypical dumb blond. It wasn't until her role in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes followed soon after by How to Marry a Millionaire that Marilyn gained notoriety. Managing her own career, she was never able to break out of comedic roles, though she longed to do drama. Her personal life was as dramatic as her on screen roles, as she courted and married baseball great Joe DiMaggio and then playwright Arthur Miller. Tragically, her career came to an en…



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