"Fans tend to get too excited by streaks of either kind and I think the press does too. There should be a happy medium." Source: Los Angeles Times (May 7, 1976)
"I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some too." Source: Los Angeles Times (May 7, 1976)
"I'm happy for him (Gil Hodges). That is, if you think becoming a big league manager is a good thing to have happen to you." Source: Catcher in the Wry (Bob Uecker)
"Individual grievances and pet peeves have got to go by the wayside. Generally, you don't have to worry about the guys who are playing every day, it's the guys who are sitting on the bench that are the ones that get needles in their pants."
"It's not the winter that bothers me - it's the summers."
"Look at misfortune the same way you look at success - Don't Panic! Do you best and forget the consequences."
"More than anyone else, he (Hank Aaron) made me wish I wasn't a manager." Source: I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story (Hank Aaron, Harper Collins Publishers, Page 235)
"Perhaps the truest axiom in baseball is that the toughest thing to do is repeat." Source: Los Angeles Herald-Examiner (February 27, 1975)