LOL: Baseball's Funniest Notable Quotables

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LOL: Baseball's Funniest Notable Quotables
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The Old Professor, Casey Stengel, gives Mickey Mantle (7) batting tips and tells him he wasn’t born at 70. And that’s a young Yogi Berra (8) sighting at the right.

 

In my latest copy of the world’s largest circulation manage, aka AARP Magazine, they had a Power of 50 page devoted to baseball’s 50 funniest notable quotables.

Well, here’s my favorite 10—along with another Yogi-ism for the wrap.

Enjoy. And send me your favorites.

“Trying to sneak a pitch past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.”

– Joe Adcock

“If a horse won’t eat it, I don’t want to play on it.”

– Dick Allen on artificial turf

“It ain’t nothing’ till I call it.”

– Bill Klem, umpire

“Sure I played, did you think I was born at age 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?”

Casey Stengel to Mickey Mantle

“All I remember about my wedding day in 1967 is that the Cubs lost a doubleheader.”

– George Will

“Ninety percent of this game is half mental.”

– Yogi Berra

“There’s no crying in baseball.”

– Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own

“I’d be willing to bet you, if I was a betting man, that I have never bet on baseball.”

– Pete Rose

“The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until the ball stops rolling and then to pick it up.”

– Bob Uecker

“I never took the game home with me. I always left it in some bar.”

– Bob Lemon

“It ain’t over till it’s over.”

– Yogi Berra


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