Walter Alston - Quotes

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I do worry about tomorrow's game, but never about next year's job. ---->>>

I've won plenty of games by knowing when to take out my pitcher; whom to replace him with; or how to place my infield or outfield to defend properly against the opposing hitter. ---->>>

I put myself through college playing pool. ---->>>

I'm not afraid to learn from my coaches. ---->>>

Of course managers win ball games. ---->>>

I always liked Casey Stengel as a manager because he seemed to have a grasp of so many things. ---->>>

The toughest thing about managing is knowing your personnel and what it can give you under all conditions. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-01, 1911
Die: 10-01, 1984
Occupation: Athlete

Walter Emmons Alston (December 1, 1911 – October 1, 1984), nicknamed "Smokey", was an American baseball player and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB). He is best known for managing the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers between 1954 and 1976. Alston signed 23 one-year contracts with the Dodgers. He had a calm, reticent demeanor, for which he was sometimes also known as "The Quiet Man" (wikipedia)