The best Quotes by Mickey Rivers

The best Quotes by Mickey Rivers

John Milton "Mickey" Rivers (born October 30, 1948) is an American former baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball from 1970 to 1984 for the California Angels, New York Yankees and Texas Rangers.

Pitching is 80% of the game and the other half is hitting and fielding.
I don't get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there's no sense in getting upset. And I don't get upset over things I can't control, because if I can't control them there's no sense in getting upset.
You don't think about the cold weather. I'm just going to go out and play ball, do the best I can, and hope the team wins.
He's so ugly. When you walked by him, your pants wrinkle. He made fly balls curve foul.
We'll do all right if we can capitalize on our mistakes.

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California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
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We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Dante: "[seeing a Confederate flag] What? Are you serious?"
Lila: "Newsflash, we're in deep Texas."
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.
Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon - Season 1 Episode 1
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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.
This is not going to be our last. We're set up to win for a long time.
Ray Davis - November 2023, about the Rangers' World Series title
It's just emotional. Everything I ever worked for is for this moment.
Marcus Semien - November 2023, about the Rangers' World Series title
It's over! The Rangers have won the World Series! Rangers fans, you're not dreaming, the Rangers are the World Series Champions! After 52 years in Texas, 63 years of the franchise - the wait is over and the celebration has begun!
November 2023, about the Rangers' World Series title
I'm at a loss for words, it's a really special moment.
Corey Seager - November 2023, about the Rangers' World Series title
So long to heartbreak. Hello World Series for the Texas Rangers, champions in 2023.
November 2023, about the Rangers' World Series title
We're going to be attached at the hip for the entire camp, and all year. It's my middle infield partner, both of us are going to be leaders and will on this ballclub for years to come.
Marcus Semien - March 2022
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.
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.
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
The biggest thing as I have gotten older is the calmness that's come over me.
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.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
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