Leo Durocher - Quotes

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Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand. ---->>>

Nice guys finish last. ---->>>

I come to win.

I come to win.

I never did say that you can't be a nice guy and win. I said that if I was playing third base and my mother rounded third with the winning run, I'd trip her up. ---->>>

You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain. ---->>>

I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?

I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?

Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot. ---->>>

Winning is a habit. ---->>>

If you don't win, you're going to be fired. If you do win, you've only put off the day you're going to be fired. ---->>>

I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes. ---->>>

There are only five things you can do in baseball - run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power. ---->>>

Some guys are admired for coming to play, as the saying goes. I prefer those who come to kill. ---->>>

As long as I've got a chance to beat you I'm going to take it. ---->>>

God watches over drunks and third baseman. ---->>>

Buy a steak for a player on another club after the game, but don't even speak to him on the field. Get out there and beat them to death. ---->>>

Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you. ---->>>

Nobody ever won a pennant without a star shortstop. ---->>>

You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it. ---->>>

You can't get any pictures from way back there. ---->>>

Win any way you can as long as you can get away with it. ---->>>

I made a game effort to argue but two things were against me: the umpires and the rules. ---->>>

How you play the game is for college ball. When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters. ---->>>

In the olden days, the umpire didn't have to take any courses in mind reading. The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you. ---->>>

What are we out at the park for, except to win? ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 07-27, 1905
Die: 10-07, 1991
Occupation: Athlete

Leo Ernest Durocher (July 27, 1905 – October 7, 1991), nicknamed Leo the Lip and Lippy, was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach. He played in Major League Baseball as an infielder. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth all-time among managers with 2,009 career victories, second only to John McGraw in National League history (wikipedia)