Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean was the full name of an American professional baseball player. He is no more between us. His date of birth is January 16, 1910, but he died on July 7, 1974. He got a chance to play for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Browns during his Major League Baseball (MLB) career.
Moreover, he was with a brash and cheerful personality, being the last National League (NL) pitcher who won 30 games in a season (1934). Besides the sports profession, he became a popular television sports commentator. He was also named to the baseball Hall of fame in the year 1953. After the team Hall of fame was reopened in 2014, he was entered in the inaugural class.
Below, you can find the top 14 quotes by this famous personality, Dizzy Dean. The quotes by him will inspire you.
“The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing.”― Dizzy Dean
“It ain’t bragging if you can do it.”― Dizzy Dean
“I ain’t what I used to be, but who the hell is?”― Dizzy Dean
4th of Dizzy Dean Quotes
“All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can’t help it.”― Dizzy Dean
“I can’t tell you why there’s a delay, but stick your head out of the window, and you’ll know why.”― Dizzy Dean
“Anybody who’s ever had the privilege of seeing me play knows that I am the greatest pitcher in the world.”― Dizzy Dean
“I won twenty-eight games in thirty-five and I couldn’t believe my eyes when the Cards sent me a contract with a cut in salary. Mr Rickey said I deserved a cut because I didn’t win thirty games.”― Dizzy Dean
“Let the teachers teach English, and I will teach baseball. There is a lot of people in the United States who say isn’t, and they ain’t eating.”― Dizzy Dean
8th of 14 Dizzy Dean Quotes
“Mr. Rickey, I’ll put more people in the park than anybody since Babe Ruth.”― Dizzy Dean
“Son, what kind of pitch would you like to miss.”― Dizzy Dean
“The good Lord was good to me. He gave me a strong body, a good right arm, and a weak mind.”― Dizzy Dean
“I never keep a scorecard or the batting averages. I hate statistics. What I got to know, I keep in my head.”― Dizzy Dean
“I was blessed with a strong arm and a weak mind.”― Dizzy Dean
“Practice, work hard and give it everything you have.”― Dizzy Dean