"Are the Dodgers still in the league?"
"Baseball must be a great game to survive the fools who run it." Source: The Sporting News (May 30, 1981)
"He (John McGraw) was the type of fellow who would call all the pitches until you got in a spot, then he'd leave you on your own."
"Hitting is business. With two strikes you really protect that plate."
"I don't know what kept me out (of the Hall of Fame), newspapermen or just that you don't want me up here." Source: National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Day Speech
"I had great control, I never missed hitting the other's fellow bat." Source: Collier's Magazine (March 1934)
"I played baseball because I could make more money doing that than I could doing anything else."
"Is Brooklyn still in the league?"
"No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management." Source: The Imperfect Diamond (Lee Lowenfish)
"To hit .400 you need a great start and you can't have a slump. There year I did it, I was around .410, .412 all season and I was really hitting the ball on the nose." Source: Heavy Hitters (Bill Gutman)