Casey Stengel Quotations

Casey Stengel

Ain't that something what happened today. One of us got traded to Kansas City. (Informing Bob Cerv he'd been traded)

Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.

He has more speed than any slugger and more slug than any speedster. (On Mickey Mantle)

If people don't want to come to the ballpark, nobody can stop them.

I would be batting the big feller if they wasn't ready with the other one, but a left-hander would be the thing if they wouldn't have knowed it already because there is more things involved than could come up on the road, even after we've been home a long while.

Look at him -- he doesn't drink, he doesn't smoke, he doesn't chew, he doesn't stay out late, and he still can't hit .250. (On Bobby Richardson)

Most games are lost, not won.

See that fella over there? He's twenty years old. In ten years, he's got a chance to be a star. Now see that fella over there, he's twenty years old too. In ten years, he's got a chance to be thirty.

There comes a time in every man's life, and I've had plenty of them.

The secret of managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided.

They're very much alike in a lot of similarities.

We are a much improved ball club, now we lose in extra innings! (About the Mets)