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You gotta be careful with your body. Your body is like a bar of soap. The more you use it, the more it wears down.
-- Dick Allen

In other words, don't expect to see Gregg Zaun catching tonight...

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It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life.
-- Mickey Mantle
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24. Marianne Moore loved Christy Mathewson. No woman of quality has ever preferred football to baseball.
-- Thomas Boswell, "99 Reasons Why Baseball is So Much Better Than Football"
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As a pitcher, I like to be I don't want to say perfect, but I want to know what the ball is going to do.
- Mariano Rivera
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I had many years that I was not so successful as a ballplayer, as it is a game of skill. And then I was no doubt discharged by baseball in which I had to go back to the minor leagues as a manager, and after being in the minor leagues as a manager, I became a major league manager in several cities and was discharged, we call it "discharged," because there is no question I had to leave.
- Casey Stengel, testifying before the U.S. Senate Anti-Trust and Monopoly Subcommittee Hearing
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Give me a White Sox fan any day... Do you hear them whining endlessly about how God wants them to suffer?
- Luke Appling
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Throw strikes. Home plate don't move.
- Satchel Paige
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Most one run games are lost, not won.
- Gene Mauch

The Toronto Blue Jays have a 5-14 record in one-run games.

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You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it.
- Leo Durocher
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Every game day, 162 times a year, Will Hill and the Blue Jays PR staff prepare pre-game notes for the media. I am sharing them with you, because... because we won't have a Game Report appearing until tomorrow? Nah - I just thought you might like to see them.
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And this is part two...
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There's only one cure for what's wrong with all of us pitchers, and that's to take a year off. Then, after you've gone a year without throwing, quit altogether.
--- Jim Palmer
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The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid. And if the hitter is timid, he has to remind the hitter he's timid.
--- Don Drysdale
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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

Updated since originally posted!

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All managers are losers, they are the most expendable pieces of furniture on the face of the Earth.
--- Ted Williams
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