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Whitey Herzog quotes (10)

Baseball has been good to me since I quit trying to play it.
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I'm not buddy-buddy with the players. If they need a buddy, let them buy a dog.
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Some people asked me if I would be interested in managing the A's. I said a definite no thank you. At night, that place is a graveyard with lights.
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The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years.
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The only way to make money as a manager is to win in one place, get fired and hired somewhere else.
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The rules are changed now, there's not any way to build a team today. It's just how much money you want to spend. You could be the world champions and somebody else makes a key acquisition or two and you're through.
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We need just two players to be a contender. Just Babe Ruth and Sandy Koufax.
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We need three kinds of pitching: left handed, right handed, and relief.
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What counts aren't the number of double plays, but the ones you should have had and missed.
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You sweat out the free agent thing in November then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms.
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