Ban Johnson quotes

  • It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.

  • I grew up in the '60s, which was a creative time, so it wasn't that big of a stretch to go from a baseball bat to a guitar to a film camera.

  • I love the flow of the game. There's a certain fluidity to basketball. I don't enjoy watching baseball or football in the same way.

  • Was Ty Cobb psychotic throughout his playing career? The answer is yes.

  • Wherever I look, I see signs of the commandment to honor one's parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls for the respect of a child.

  • Listen, ump. How can you sleep with the lights on?

  • For a few years, more people have been leaving our country than entering it. Wherever it is possible, we must lower the entry hurdles for those who bring the country forward.

  • A fiance is neither this nor that: he's left one shore, but not yet reached the other.

  • The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.

  • The most cowardly thing in the world is blaming mistakes upon the umpires. Too many managers strut around on the field trying to manage the umpires instead of their teams.

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