54 inspiring Casey Stengel Quotes that is necessary to achieve goal

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An American professional baseball player, Casey Stengel, was also a manager who spent his career for more than five decades. During his entire career, he was highlighted as the manager of the New York Yankees. It was the same team he guided to seven World Series.

He was an outfielder for the National League Brooklyn Dodgers but used to play with his left hand. Later, He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates for a year, the Philadelphia Phillies from 1920 to 1921, and there are various teams with whom he played.

Surprisingly, he hit 339 for the New York Giants and able to win two World Series games in the year 1923.

Moreover, he was famous for his hilarious double-talk, and he had a nickname too, “The Old Professor.” His popularity for his antics was more than his baseball judgment. But he is no more with us. He died in 1975.

Casey Stengel quote on baseball
Casey Stengel quote on baseball

Here are a few Casey Stengel quotes that will inspire you. You can choose your favorite one.

“All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.”- Casey Stengel

“Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?”- Casey Stengel

“Most ball games are lost, not won.”- Casey Stengel

“Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It’s staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.”- Casey Stengel

“I was not successful as a ballplayer, as it was a game of skill.”- Casey Stengel

“The trick is growing up without growing old.”- Casey Stengel

“The team has come along slow but fast.”- Casey Stengel

“Don’t drink in the hotel bar, that’s where I do my drinking.”- Casey Stengel

“There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.”- Casey Stengel

“I don’t know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball.”- Casey Stengel

“Don’t cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself.”- Casey Stengel

Casey Stengel quotes future
Casey Stengel quotes future

“Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.”- Casey Stengel

“I came in here, and a fella asked me to have a drink. I said I don’t drink. Then another fella said, hear you and Joe DiMaggio aren’t speaking, and I said I’ll take that drink.”- Casey Stengel

“I don’t like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three.”- Casey Stengel

“If we’re going to win the pennant, we’ve got to start thinking we’re not as good as we think we are.”- Casey Stengel

“It’s wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn’t used to like.”- Casey Stengel

“If you’re so smart, let’s see you get out of the Army.”- Casey Stengel

“I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional walks during batting practice.”- Casey Stengel

“I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I’ve been thrown out of so many.”- Casey Stengel

“I got players with bad watches – they can’t tell midnight from noon.”- Casey Stengel

“The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven’t made up their minds.”- Casey Stengel

“They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What’s funny about that?”- Casey Stengel

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“Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.”- Casey Stengel

“The trouble with women umpires is that I couldn’t argue with one. I’d put my arms around her and give her a little kiss.”- Casey Stengel

“There comes a time in every man’s life, and I’ve had plenty of them.”- Casey Stengel

“The Yankees don’t pay me to win every day, just two out of three.”- Casey Stengel

“They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don’t win many ball games.”- Casey Stengel

“When you are younger, you get blamed for crimes you never committed, and when you’re older, you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.”- Casey Stengel

“You got to get twenty-seven outs to win.”- Casey Stengel

“Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.”- Casey Stengel

“Two hundred million Americans, and there ain’t two good catchers among ’em.”- Casey Stengel

“You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.”- Casey Stengel

“The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It’s that they stay out all night looking for it.”- Casey Stengel

“The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.”- Casey Stengel

“If you’re playing baseball and thinking about managing, you’re crazy. You’d be better off thinking about being an owner.”- Casey Stengel

“Without losers, where would the winners be?”- Casey Stengel

“They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I’ll never make the mistake of being seventy again.- Casey Stengel

“Been in this game one-hundred years, but I see new ways to lose ’em I never knew existed before.”- Casey Stengel

“Son, we’d like to keep you around this season but we’re going to try and win a pennant.”- Casey Stengel

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“Never make predictions, especially about the future.”- Casey Stengel

“The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed.”- Casey Stengel

“No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.”- Casey Stengel

“You gotta lose ’em some of the time. When you do, lose ’em right.”- Casey Stengel

“You have to have a catcher because if you don’t you’re likely to have a lot of passed balls.”- Casey Stengel

“Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they’re successful.”- Casey Stengel

“Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.”- Casey Stengel

“You gotta learn that if you don’t get it by midnight, chances are you ain’t gonna get it, and if you do, it ain’t worth it.”- Casey Stengel

“I broke in with four hits, and the writers promptly declared they had seen the new Ty Cobb. It took me only a few days to correct that impression.”- Casey Stengel

“All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for… reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.”- Casey Stengel

“I’ve tried to give a dollar, and 25 cents in work for every dollar paid me.”- Casey Stengel

“If I’ve got a good pinch-hitter, I hate to have him stay on the bench with men on the bases in an early inning. He may end the game right there.”- Casey Stengel

“Everybody line up alphabetically according to your height.”- Casey Stengel

“I was a left-handed dentist who made people cry.”- Casey Stengel

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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