Satchel Paige - Quotes

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Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.

Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you.

Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you.

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.

I don't generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench. ---->>>

I was born in August, no July, 1908. ---->>>

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.

Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man. ---->>>

Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common. ---->>>

My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat. ---->>>

Money and women. They're two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn't do for anything else. Same with money. ---->>>

If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.

If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.

Avoid fried foods, which angry up the blood. ---->>>

I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation. ---->>>

Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move.

Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move.

When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can't hit it. ---->>>

I never rush myself. See, they can't start the game without me. ---->>>

I ain't ever had a job, I just always played baseball. ---->>>

If a man can beat you, walk him.

If a man can beat you, walk him.

My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet, soon the feet start looking big. ---->>>

It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body. ---->>>

The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal. ---->>>

I've said it once and I'll say it a a hundred times, I'm forty-four years old. ---->>>

You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat. ---->>>

Avoid running at all times. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-07, 1906
Birthplace:
Die: 06-08, 1982
Occupation: Athlete
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Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982) was an American Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who became a legend in his own lifetime by being known as perhaps the best pitcher in baseball history, by his longevity in the game, and by attracting record crowds wherever he pitched (wikipedia)