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Babe Ruth
February 6, 1895 - August 16, 1948
Nationality: American
Category: Athlete
Subcategory: American Athlete

As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.


I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.


How about a little noise. How do you expect a man to putt?


I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.


If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.


All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.


Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.


Let me show you how it's done... Loser!


Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks.


The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.


I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun.


Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.


Paris ain't much of a town.


Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.


All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good.


Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?


You just can't beat the person who never gives up.


Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit.


Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.


If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.


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