Jimmy Piersall - Quotes

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I've had 117 fights and that's the first time I've ever won. ---->>>

If you want to talk to me, you'll have to put out that cigarette. ---->>>

Probably the best thing that happened to me was going nuts. Nobody knew who I was until that happened. ---->>>

I asked my doctor how many more years I have left and he said, 'You're too ornery to die.' ---->>>

I'm the gooney bird that walked to the bank. I'm doing better than most of those guys who said I was crazy. ---->>>

We should have won the pennant that year. It was the best club I was ever on. ---->>>

I feel great. I had a triple bypass in 1976 and a quadruple bypass in 1984. ---->>>

I didn't get hurt in the contest. I hurt it the next day. ---->>>

I didn't mind if they yelled at me, but when they came on the field, it was a different story. ---->>>

Nutrition makes me puke. ---->>>

You touch me and I'll kick you in the rear. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-14, 1929
Occupation: Athlete

James Anthony Piersall (November 14, 1929 – June 3, 2017) was an American baseball center fielder who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for five teams, from 1950 through 1967. Piersall was best known for his well-publicized battle with bipolar disorder that became the subject of a book and a film, Fear Strikes Out (wikipedia)