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Reggie Jackson quotes (23)

A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.
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After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.
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Babe Ruth was great. I'm just lucky.
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Fans don't boo nobodies.
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Hitting is better than sex.
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I am the best in baseball.
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I didn't come to New York to be a star, I brought my star with me.
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I don't mind getting beaten, but I hate to lose.
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I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money.
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I was reminded that when we lose and I strike out, a billion people in China don't care.
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I'd like to be able to light the fire a little bit.
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I'm human and I've played my butt off for ten years. I'm not a loafer, I'm not a jerk, I'm a baseball player.
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In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium.
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October, that's when they pay off for playing ball.
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Please God, let me hit one. I'll tell everybody you did it.
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The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.
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The only difference between me and those other great Yankees is my skin color.
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The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play.
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The only way I'm going to win a Gold Glove is with a can of spray paint.
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When you take a pitch and line it somewhere, it's like you've thought of something and put it there with beautiful clarity.
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When you've played this game for ten years and gone to bat seven-thousand times and gotten two-thousand hits do you know what that really means? It means you've gone zero for five-thousand.
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You don't face Nolan Ryan without your rest. He's the only guy I go against that makes me go to bed before midnight.
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You know, this game's not very much fun when you're only hitting .247.
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