Branch Rickey Quotes

Top 37 wise famous quotes and sayings by Branch Rickey

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Branch Rickey quotes: Fill in any figure you want for that boy (Mickey Mantle). Whatever the figure, it's a deal. Fill in any figure you want for that boy (Mickey Mantle). Whatever the figure, it's a deal.
Branch Rickey quotes: Worry is simply thinking the same thing over and over again and not doing anything about it. Worry is simply thinking the same thing over and over again and not doing anything about it.
Branch Rickey quotes: We win if the world is convinced of two things, that you are a fine gentleman, and a great baseball player. We win if the world is convinced of two things, that you are a fine gentleman, and a great baseball player.
Branch Rickey quotes: Thou shalt not steal. I mean defensively. On offense, indeed thou shall steal and thou must. Thou shalt not steal. I mean defensively. On offense, indeed thou shall steal and thou must.
Branch Rickey quotes: Cobb lived off the field as though he wished to live forever. He lived on the field as though it was his last day. Cobb lived off the field as though he wished to live forever. He lived on the field as though it was his last day.
Branch Rickey quotes: The man with the ball is responsible for what happens to the ball. The man with the ball is responsible for what happens to the ball.
Branch Rickey quotes: I did not mind the public criticism. That sort of thing has not changed any program I thought was good. I did not mind the public criticism. That sort of thing has not changed any program I thought was good.
Branch Rickey quotes: All I had was natural ability. All I had was natural ability.
Branch Rickey quotes: Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil. Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.
Branch Rickey quotes: He (Leo Durocher) had the ability of taking a bad situation and making it immediately worse. He (Leo Durocher) had the ability of taking a bad situation and making it immediately worse.
Branch Rickey quotes: Thinking about the devil is worse than seeing the devil. Thinking about the devil is worse than seeing the devil.
Branch Rickey quotes: Don't look at the hole in the doughnut. Look at the whole doughnut. Don't look at the hole in the doughnut. Look at the whole doughnut.
Branch Rickey quotes: A great ballplayer is a player who will take a chance. A great ballplayer is a player who will take a chance.
Branch Rickey quotes: A full mind is an empty bat. A full mind is an empty bat.
Branch Rickey quotes: It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind. It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.
Branch Rickey quotes: Don't worry about your individual numbers. Worry about the team. If the team is successful, each of you will be successful, too. Don't worry about your individual numbers. Worry about the team. If the team is successful, each of you will be successful, too.
Branch Rickey quotes: Never surrender opportunity for security. Never surrender opportunity for security.
Branch Rickey quotes: When (Rube) Waddell had control and some sleep, he was unbeatable. When (Rube) Waddell
had control and some sleep, he was unbeatable.
Branch Rickey quotes: Never surrender opportunity to security. Never surrender opportunity to security.
Branch Rickey quotes: He's the best prospect I've ever seen. He's the best prospect I've ever seen.
Branch Rickey quotes: The world's not so simple anymore, I guess it never was. We ignored it, now we can't. The world's not so simple anymore, I guess it never was. We ignored it, now we can't.
Branch Rickey quotes: Leo Durocher is a man with an infinite capacity for making a bad thing worse. Leo Durocher is a man with an infinite capacity for making a bad thing worse.
Branch Rickey quotes: Good luck is what is left over after intelligence and effort have combined at their best. Luck is the residue of design. Good luck is what is left over after intelligence and effort have combined at their best. Luck is the residue of design.
Branch Rickey quotes: Luck is the residue of opportunity and design. Luck is the residue of opportunity and design.