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Rogers Hornsby
April 27, 1896 - January 5, 1963
Nationality: American
Category: Athlete
Subcategory: American Athlete

I don't like to sound egotistical, but every time I stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands, I couldn't help but feel sorry for the pitcher.


Any ballplayer that don't sign autographs for little kids ain't an American. He's a communist.


Now the advantage is all with the hitters.


I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.


To be a good hitter you've got to do one thing - get a good ball to hit.


I always tried to hit the ball back through the box because that is the largest unprotected area.


It don't make no difference where I go or what happens, so long as I can play the full nine.


People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.


I've never been a yes man.


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