The annals of baseball history are stuffed with stories about great players and even greater scandals. From managers to owners to the players on the field, every franchise has moments it wishes never happened.
However, it is these moments that give us the most controversial quotes—moments like the steroid Congressional hearings, managerial rants, and generally anything involving the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. These quotes help redefine the game as we know it, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively.
And if it seems like most of these are fairly recent quotes, that's because they are. That's what we get for having a 24-hour news cycle.