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Famous Baseball Quote – “Don’t Look Back”

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Who said: “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”

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The quote “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.” is attributed to baseball great Satchel Paige. This, and other of Paige’s rules, first appeared in the June 13, 1953 issue of Colliers.

Famous Baseball Quote – Don’t Save a Pitcher

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Who said – “You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.“?

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Leo Durocher said “You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.” while managing the New York Giants, who he managed from 1948 to 1955.

Baseball Quote – Helpless Hurt

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What major league baseball player said – “growing old is just a helpless hurt.”?

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Growing old is just a helpless hurt” was uttered by none other than Hall of Famer Willie Mays late in his career.

Famous Baseball Quote – Sides of the Brain

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Who said “You have two hemispheres in your brain – a left and a right side. The left side controls the right side of your body and right controls the left half. It’s a fact. Therefore, left-handers are the only people in their right minds.“?

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That gem is attributed to none other than Bill “Spaceman” Lee by Sports Illustrated (April 7, 1980).

Famous Baseball Quote About Determination

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Who said – “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination“?

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Tommy Lasorda, long time manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers (1976-1996), is credited with saying “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.

Famous Baseball Quote About Age

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Who said – “Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.“?

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Pitching great Satchel Paige is credited with saying “Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.”