Academic journal article Nine

Diamond Quotes

Academic journal article Nine

Diamond Quotes

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"If you are going to have a fight with a visiting club, be sure to
insult them the day they come to town, and not the last day of the
series. It pays off better."
BILL VEECK

"Umpire's Heaven is a place where he works third base every game. Home
is where the heartache is."
RON LUCIANO

"The best thing about baseball is that you can do something about
yesterday tomorrow."
MANNY TRILLO

"Is baseball a business? If it isn't, General Motors is a sport."
JIM MURRAY

"Money is not the issue. The real issue is the owners' attempt to punish
the players for having the audacity not to crawl."
MARVIN MILLER

"Statistics are overrated. Championships are won in the clubhouse."
ANDY MESSERSMITH

"Babe Ruth is the first player to get $80,000, and he will be the last.
The trouble with being a club owner is that even if you are a sound
businessman . … 
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