About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.
Eighty percent of the people who hear them (your troubles) don't care and the other twenty percent are glad you're having them.
Guys ask me, don't I get burned out? How can you get burned out doing something you love? I ask you, have you ever got tired of kissing a pretty girl?
I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hand. If you hold it too tightly you kill it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it.
If he raced his pregnant wife he'd finish third. (On Mike Scioscia)
I walk into the clubhouse and it's like walking into the Mayo Clinic. We have four doctors, three therapists and five trainers. Back when I broke in, we had one trainer who carried a bottle of rubbing alcohol and by the seventh inning he had drunk it all.
Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you're up in the stands with them.
My theory of hitting was just to watch the ball as it came in and hit it.
Never argue with people who buy ink by the gallon.
No, we don't cheat. And even if we did, I'd never tell you.
People say you can't go out and eat with your players. I say why not.
Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.
The only way I'd worry about the weather is if it snows on our side of the field and not theirs.
When we win, I'm so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I'm so depressed, I eat a lot. When we're rained out, I'm so disappointed I eat a lot.