"I don't know a lot about politics, but I do know a lot about baseball."
"I like the job I have now, but if I had my life to live over again, I'd like to have ended up a sports writer."
"I never leave a game before the last pitch, because in baseball, as in life and especially politics, you never know what will happen."
"It's terrific for someone (his son in law got a job as a Senator's statistician) to be able to bust out and do the thing he really wants to do."
"They may play softball down in Plains, but they play hardball in the country."
"Were you (the Apollo 11 astronauts after their splashdown) told how the All Star game came out?"