Whitey Ford Quotes

9 Whitey Ford quotes:

"Sooner or later the arm goes bad. It has to... Sooner or later you have to start pitching in pain."
"Army life was rough. Would you believe it, they actually wanted me to pitch three times a week."
"You would be amazed how many important outs you can get by working the count down to where the hitter is sure you're going to throw to his weakness, and then throw to his power instead."
"I know Koufax' weakness. He can't hit."
"The way to make coaches think you're in shape in the spring is to get a tan."
"You kind of took it for granted around the Yankees that there was always going to be baseball in October."
"There's no easier pitch to hit than a splitter that doesn't do anything."
"I never threw the spitter, well maybe once or twice when I really needed to get a guy out real bad."
"When Mel came up in 1964 in the middle of the season, I was his pitching coach, but I was also pitching every fourth day besides. Yogi Berra was our manager. That's why it was all screwed up."
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