Ty Cobb Quotes


14 Ty Cobb quotes:



"I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor."
Author: Cobb Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Medical Quotes
"The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it."
"I may have been fierce, but never low or underhand."
"The crowd makes the ballgame."
Author: Cobb Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Ball Game Quotes
"When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch."
"Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference."
"Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest."
"I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly."
"Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher."
"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life."
"The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault."
"Don't come home a failure."
"To get along with me, don't increase my tension."
"When I played ball, I didn't play for fun. . . . It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a contest and everything that implies, a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest."
Author: Cobb Quotes Category: Fun Quotes



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