Eddie Mathews quotes

  • I'm just a beat up old third baseman. I'm just a small part of a wonderful game that is a tremendous part of America today.
    -- Eddie Mathews

    #Games #America #Today

  • I don't know where Hank Aaron will break (Babe) Ruth's record but I can tell you one thing - ten years from the day he hits it three million people will say they were there.
    -- Eddie Mathews

    #Years #People #Three

  • It's only a hitch when you're in a slump. When you're hitting the ball its called rhythm.
    -- Eddie Mathews

    #Slumps #Balls #Hitting

  • My mother used to pitch to me and my father would shag balls. If I hit one up the middle close to my mother, I'd have some extra chores to do. My mother was instrumental in making me a pull hitter.
    -- Eddie Mathews

    #Mother #Father #Balls

  • When you're a kid, what fun the game is! You grab a bat and glove and ball, that's it. I know what Ted Williams and Stan Musial meant when they said it got tougher to get in shape every year.
    -- Eddie Mathews

    #Fun #Kids #Years

  • Men who would face torture without a word become blasphemous at the short fourteenth. It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in that category of intolerable provocations which may legally excuse or mitigate behaviour not otherwise excusable.

  • Thankfully we had a big drive there in the fourth quarter after the fumble to put us up 11, and then the big drive to finish the game.

  • Cincinnati needs to take notes from Houston. Houston fans are among the top five fans in the game.

  • Together, these advocates create a pro-Israeli case so compelling that the idea and reality of Israel has worked itself deep into American culture, politics and foreign policy. Many American Jews refuse to accept it, but the real debate between Israel’s supporters and detractors in America is all but over.

  • Josh: So, Toby, it’s election night. What do you say about a country that goes out of its way to protect even those citizens that try to destroy it? Toby: God bless America.

  • It's funny because if you ever ask anyone in England to try and do a Beatles accent, no one knows what they really sound like. If you ask anyone in America, they would try and give it a go. English people just know their songs.

  • We feel strongly that the spirit characteristic of America at its noblest, above all the pursuit of higher learning, cannot admit of any conditions as to personnel other than those designed to promote the objects for which this institution is established, and particularly with no regard whatever to accidents of race, creed, or sex.

  • Clark Gable seemed fascinating all his life because there wasn't so much information about him. Today, you're on television all the time.

  • Some movies I see today have the most dramatic plot points but the actors are not playing them dramatically.

  • The struggle of today is not altogether for today - it is for a vast future also.

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