Don Zimmer quotes

  • What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110 percent all the time.
    -- Don Zimmer

    #Athlete #Giving #Hustle

  • Baseball will miss Steinbrenner. He did a lot of great things-and some not so great-but it's a sad day for baseball, no doubt about it. He was a winner, and he made the Yankees a winner.
    -- Don Zimmer

    #Sports #Baseball #Yankees

  • The weather's cold. My club's bad. My knee hurts. I can't putt no more. I'm off my diet. My wife is nagging me. Other than that, everything's great.
    -- Don Zimmer

    #Hurt #Weather #Wife

  • Everyone keeps me telling me how great a knee replacement is. Whitey Ford said it was great and so did Ralph Branca. If I had one of those, I don't know that I would retire. But if I left for a month or more, who's going to want me back?
    -- Don Zimmer

    #Yankees #Want #Knees

  • I was sitting in the back room by myself when someone came in and said, "Mr. Zimmer, I have to take you down to the make up room." I told them that if anyone can help this face they deserve a bonus.
    -- Don Zimmer

    #Yankees #Sitting #Bonus

  • One hundred ten thousand ears in this ballpark, and he's got to hit my ear.
    -- Don Zimmer

    #Yankees #Ears #Hundred

  • This new baseball is like a golf ball. I think there are going to be a lot more dents put in the wall at Fenway Park this year.
    -- Don Zimmer

    #Baseball #Wall #Golf

  • Remember that sports are meant to be fun. Don't let someone make the sport unfun for you.

  • Writers are opposite of athletes, they get better with age

  • Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character.

  • I like using one QB. If we have two that are relatively equal, then we can't afford to have one on the bench. They need to be on the field at running back, receiver or defensive back. I'm not going to waste an athlete on the sidelines.

  • Every day the word 'gift' is used to define talent, ability, and performance. Being gifted has an even deeper meaning, a meaning that isn't always measured in points per game or win/loss records - it's measured by heart, effort, and desire.

  • Television gives us the gift to see ourselves as we'd like to be seen.

  • Well, fancy giving money to the Government! Might as well have put it down the drain.

  • Good things happen to those who hustle.

  • His hustle was wrong, his mind was his own, but the man lived alone, oh, Superfly.

  • I'm a firm believer in the hustle game.

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