Joe Torre quotes

  • Baseball is a game of life. It's not perfect, but it feels like it is,
    -- Joe Torre

    #Baseball #Games #Perfect

  • When we lost I couldn't sleep at night. When we win I can't sleep at night. But when you win, you wake up feeling better
    -- Joe Torre

    #Baseball #Sleep #Feel Better

  • Unless you have bad times, you can't appreciate the good times.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Appreciate #Good Times #Bad Times

  • Don't be afraid to fail, encourage your talent, and use your heart. And never be unprepared
    -- Joe Torre

    #Heart #Use #Talent

  • You look at a guy who's being brave. He's afraid, or he wouldn't be brave. If he isn't afraid, he's stupid.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Stupid #Guy #Brave

  • ...in my book success and winning are not always the same thing. To me, success is playing - or working - to the best of your ability.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Leadership #Sports #Book

  • Tommy (Lasorda) will eat anything, as long as you pay for it.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Long #Pay

  • A winner is somebody who goes out there every day and exhausts himself trying to get something accomplished.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Basketball #Trying #Winner

  • Major league baseball is about the history of the game. Baseball history is so important. It's so much more than money.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Baseball #Games #League

  • I do love the feeling of a big win. But you don't have to have a World Series ring to be a winner. A winner is somebody who goes out there every day and exhausts himself trying to get something accomplished. Being able to get the most from their ability. That's what characterizes a winner.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Winning #Feelings #Trying

  • I think that winning creates chemistry, as opposed to other way around. I've been on a lot of friendly teams that couldn't win, trust me.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Team #Winning #Thinking

  • I don't think there's any player that's more talented than Alex Rodriguez. He cares very deeply about doing well. Baseball is his life. He puts a lot of pressure on himself.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Baseball #Player #Thinking

  • You know, Mike Milken, the money that he has raised for cancer research has been remarkable.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Cancer #Research #Remarkable

  • If a club is winning, you never pay attention to a guy who's 0-for-10. If a club is losing, all of a sudden you'll find that he's the main reason why you're losing, which is absurd for me.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Winning #Guy #Attention

  • Every time I pull somebody out of the bullpen, I believe he can do the job. I have to believe it. If he doesn't, hopefully he will do it the next time.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Jobs #Believe #Next

  • It just feels good to beat the world champs to be the world champs.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Feel Good #World #Beats

  • There will be a time when everyone on the team is going to contribute to winning a pennant.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Team #Winning

  • Whatever sport you're looking at, it's usually the team that makes the least mistakes that has the most success.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Sports #Mistake #Team

  • I played for 18 years, but the only thing that meant anything to me was the World Series.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Years #World

  • You could have the bases loaded, and you bring up the best pinch-hitter in the world to pinch hit, he hits into a double play, and then all of a sudden: 'How could you do that?'
    -- Joe Torre

    #Play #World #Bases

  • You get to the big leagues, and you think, 'Can I do this stuff?' Then you take the first pitch down the middle for Strike 1, and you think, 'I could have hit that.'
    -- Joe Torre

    #Thinking #League #Stuff

  • It's not easy to just say you don't want to do something any more.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Want #Easy

  • In baseball, you're always moving people around.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Baseball #Moving #People

  • St. Louis has always been special to me.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Special #Special To Me

  • People are proud of their players.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Player #People #Proud

  • Kids are much more intuitive these days. Not that I'm crazy about what's on TV, but they know so much these days.
    -- Joe Torre

    #Crazy #Kids #Tvs

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