Richie Allen - Quotes

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I'd like to get out of Philadelphia. I don't care for the people or their attitude, although they don't bother me or my play. But maybe the Phillies can get a couple of broken bats and shower shoes for me. ---->>>

I don't think I'm as bad as I'm made out to be. I did things in Philadelphia, but I don't have any intention of doing those things in St. Louis. ---->>>

Sparky Lyle threw me a slider, and it wound up in the seats. We won, and it was a memorable moment. ---->>>

I once loved this game. But after being traded four times, I realized that it's nothing but a business. I treat my horses better than the owners treat us. It's a shame they've destroyed my love for the game. ---->>>

I can play anywhere. First, third, left field, anywhere but Philadelphia. ---->>>

I don't know how the 'Richie' started. My name is Richard, and they called me Dick in the minor leagues. ---->>>

I put a charge into a lot of balls. Still can. ---->>>

I wish they'd shut the gates, and let us play ball with no press and no fans. ---->>>

I'll play first, third, left. I'll play anywhere - except Philadelphia. ---->>>

If a horse won't eat it, I don't want to play on it. ---->>>

I'm one of those guys who would like to weigh about 115 pounds for a couple of hours in the afternoon and then go back to my own size about 5 o'clock. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 03-08, 1942
Occupation: Athlete

Richard Anthony Allen (born March 8, 1942) is a former American Major League Baseball (MLB) player and Rhythm and Blues (R&B) singer. He played 15 seasons in the major leagues as a first baseman, third baseman, and outfielder most notably for the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox, and is ranked among his sport's top offensive producers of the 1960s and early 1970s (wikipedia)