( 14U ) Manassas Generals: Great Quotes

Wednesday, August 1
Baseball Quote of the Week
"One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come to a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something." Nolan Ryan

Tuesday, August 7
Baseball Quote of the Week
"The majority of American males put themselves to sleep by striking out the batting order of the New York Yankees." James Thurber...writer

Monday, August 13
Baseball Quote of the Week
"When you're in a slump, it's almost as if you look out at the field and it's one big glove."   Vance Law (Pirates/White Sox/Expos/Cubs/A's infielder...1980-1991)

Monday, October 28
Baseball Quote of the Week
"It's no fun throwing fastballs to guys who can't hit them. The real challenge is getting them out on stuff they can hit." Sam McDowell (Indians pitcher 1961-71)

Tuesday, October 15
Baseball Quote of the Week
"The greatest thrill in the world is to end the game with a home run and watch everybody else walk off the field while you're running the bases on air." Al Rosen (Indians third baseman, 1947-56)

Monday, October 7
Baseball Quote of the Week
"If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing your grandmother with her teeth out." George Brett (Royals Infielder...1973-1992)

Tuesday, October 1
Baseball Quote of the Week
"You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward! Bend! Scoop up the ball! Peg it to the infield!' Then your body says 'Who me?'" Joe DiMaggio (Yankees outfielder...1936-51)

Thursday, September 19
Baseball Quote of the Week
"The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen." Bob Lemon (Royals/White Sox/Yankees Manager 1970-82)

Thursday, September 12
Baseball Quote of the Week
"Fans don't boo nobodies." Reggie Jackson (A's/Orioles/Yankees/Angels outfielder ... 1967-87)

Baseball Quote of the Week
"Baseball is a lot like life. The line drives are caught, the squibbers go for base hits. It's an unfair game." Rod Kanehl (Mets Infielder...1962-64)