The best Quotes by Mickey Mantle

The best Quotes by Mickey Mantle

Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995), nicknamed "the Mick" and "the Commerce Comet", was an American professional baseball player. Mantle played his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career (1951–1968) with the New York Yankees, primarily as a center fielder.

If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.
Sometimes I think if I had the same body and the same natural ability and someone else's brain, who knows how good a player I might have been.
You don't realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth.
After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.
A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.

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The stars at night, are big and bright,
deep in the heart of Texas,
The prairie sky is wide and high,
deep in the heart of Texas.
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Of course, nobody I knew in East-Texas in 1989 cared about Newtonian Physics. The only Newtons they cared about were Wayne and Fig.
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When a Texan gets knocked off a horse, he gets right back on. That is the second most important thing about bein' a Texan, right after thinkin' you're better than everybody else.
"Did you grow up in Texas?"
Meemaw: "Took my first bath in a ten-gallon hat."
Sheldon: "Texas, Oklahoma... what's the difference?"
Meemaw: "Hey, now, I think you might want to crack open your psychology textbook 'cause that there is crazy talk."
So the guy who shot Gadhafi was wearing a Yankees cap. Did you see that? If he'd had a Boston Red Sox hat on he probably would have missed.
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.
I’m a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees.
There were a couple of things I needed to do while I was in New York. One was to have a pizza pie, one was to get a tattoo and get a Yankees hat.
You can leave Dallas, but it will never leave you.
As bright as the Dallas sky, she always holds her head up high.
I learned a lot I wouldn't have learned roaming the streets of Dallas.
I had been in so many towns and cities in America with John Kennedy, but I was not with him in Dallas, Texas, on November 21, 1963.
When the Oakies left Oklahoma and moved to California, it raised the I.Q. of both states.
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Here in Oklahoma, there's not a whole lot to do. So, a lot of your focus and attention is on basketball, which is a blessing in disguise. And this is where I wanted to end up, so I'm very happy I'm here.
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Do you know why Oklahoma's state slogan is "Oklahoma is OK"?
Because they can't spell "mediocre".
"Why did Oklahoma raise the minimum drinking age to 25?"
"They wanted to keep alcohol out of the high schools!"
Governor is not the position to have in Oklahoma. It is the head coach of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State or Tulsa.
Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
Baseball is more than a sport, it's what drives me.
Corey Seager - May 2021
In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there.
Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.
All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.
I didn't play the game right because I saw a reward at the end of the tunnel.
You win a championship, and you feel 7 feet tall.
I never stop looking for things to try and make myself better.
I'm a winner, I play to win, I want to make good things go on around me.
I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong.
Pitching is 80% of the game and the other half is hitting and fielding.
Life is precious and time is a key element. Let's make every moment count and help those who have a greater need than our own.
Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
I think one of the most difficult things for anyone who's played baseball is to accept the fact that maybe the players today are playing just as well as ever.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
I've taken my boys to the house I grew up in. Taken them to the site of Ebbets Field, where the Dodgers used to play. They go to all the Dodger games, and they play Little League ball.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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