Casey Stengel - Quotes

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All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.

There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain. ---->>>

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.

The trick is growing up without growing old.

The trick is growing up without growing old.

No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball. ---->>>

You gotta learn that if you don't get it by midnight, chances are you ain't gonna get it, and if you do, it ain't worth it.

You gotta learn that if you don't get it by midnight, chances are you ain't gonna get it, and if you do, it ain't worth it.

Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain. ---->>>

I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional walks during batting practice. ---->>>

Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.

Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.

Never make predictions, especially about the future.

Never make predictions, especially about the future.

Without losers, where would the winners be? ---->>>

Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they're successful. ---->>>

There comes a time in every man's life, and I've had plenty of them. ---->>>

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out. ---->>>

They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again. ---->>>

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Most ball games are lost, not won.

You have to have a catcher because if you don't you're likely to have a lot of passed balls. ---->>>

Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa. ---->>>

They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that? ---->>>

You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.

You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.

The Yankees don't pay me to win every day, just two out of three. ---->>>

Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in. ---->>>

The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed. ---->>>

The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds. ---->>>

They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games. ---->>>

The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It's that they stay out all night looking for it. ---->>>

You gotta lose 'em some of the time. When you do, lose 'em right.

You gotta lose 'em some of the time. When you do, lose 'em right.

If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start thinking we're not as good as we think we are. ---->>>

Been in this game one-hundred years, but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before. ---->>>

If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner. ---->>>

It's wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn't used to like. ---->>>

Most games are lost, not won. ---->>>

The team has come along slow but fast.

The team has come along slow but fast.

Don't drink in the hotel bar, that's where I do my drinking. ---->>>

I got players with bad watches - they can't tell midnight from noon. ---->>>

I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I've been thrown out of so many. ---->>>

Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits. ---->>>

The trouble with women umpires is that I couldn't argue with one. I'd put my arms around her and give her a little kiss. ---->>>

I came in here and a fella asked me to have a drink. I said I don't drink. Then another fella said hear you and Joe DiMaggio aren't speaking and I said I'll take that drink. ---->>>

If you're so smart, let's see you get out of the Army. ---->>>

Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're going to try and win a pennant. ---->>>

Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you? ---->>>

I don't like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three. ---->>>

I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill. ---->>>

Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em. ---->>>

Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits. ---->>>

Don't cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself. ---->>>

You got to get twenty-seven outs to win. ---->>>

I don't know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 30, 1890
Birthplace:
Die: 09-29, 1975
Occupation: Athlete
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Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (; July 30, 1890 – September 29, 1975), nicknamed "The Old Perfessor", was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966. Stengel was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and originally nicknamed "Dutch", a common nickname at that time for Americans of German ancestry (wikipedia)