You know, this game’s not very much fun when you’re only hitting .247.
Hitting is better than sex.
I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It’s a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they’re losing money.
When you take a pitch and line it somewhere, it’s like you’ve thought of something and put it there with beautiful clarity.
I am the best in baseball.
I don’t mind getting beaten, but I hate to lose.
When you’ve played this game for ten years and gone to bat seven-thousand times and gotten two-thousand hits do you know what that really means? It means you’ve gone zero for five-thousand.
In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium.
The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.
I’d like to be able to light the fire a little bit.
I’m human and I’ve played my butt off for ten years. I’m not a loafer, I’m not a jerk, I’m a baseball player.
The only way I’m going to win a Gold Glove is with a can of spray paint.
Babe Ruth was great. I’m just lucky.
After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.
October, that’s when they pay off for playing ball.