Reggie Jackson Quotes


27 Reggie Jackson quotes:



"[Jackson gave a better explanation later, anyway.] He has a good move to the ball, ... He has the ability to pull the ball. He has the ability to hit the ball to leftfield. And he doesn't have enough power to get too far off the track."
Author: Jackson Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Fans don't boo nobodies."
"After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that."
"Babe Ruth was great. I'm just lucky."
"When you've played this game for ten years and gone to bat seven-thousand times and gotten two-thousand hits do you know what that really means? It means you've gone zero for five-thousand."
"The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play."
"The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are."
"I didn't come to New York to be a star, I brought my star with me."
"October, that's when they pay off for playing ball."
"I'm human and I've played my butt off for ten years. I'm not a loafer, I'm not a jerk, I'm a baseball player."
"I was reminded that when we lose and I strike out, a billion people in China don't care."
"A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that."
"In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium."
"You don't face Nolan Ryan without your rest. He's the only guy I go against that makes me go to bed before midnight."
"When you take a pitch and line it somewhere, it's like you've thought of something and put it there with beautiful clarity."
"You know, this game's not very much fun when you're only hitting .247."
"The only way I'm going to win a Gold Glove is with a can of spray paint."
"I am the best in baseball."
"I'd like to be able to light the fire a little bit."
"Please God, let me hit one. I'll tell everybody you did it."



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