Mickey Mantle Quotes


19 Mickey Mantle quotes:



"Sometimes I think if I had the same body and the same natural ability and someone else's brain, who knows how good a player I might have been."
"He who has the fastest golf cart never has a bad lie."
"To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing that could ever happen to a ballplayer."
"Well, baseball was my whole life. Nothing's ever been as fun as baseball."
"Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run. I said, 'Sure, every time.'"
"Heroes are people who are all good with no bad in them. That's the way I always saw Joe DiMaggio. He was beyond question one of the greatest players of the century."
Author: Mantle Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Hero Quotes
"The biggest game I ever played in was probably Don Larsen's perfect game."
"If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself."
"Today's Little Leaguers, and there are millions of them each year, pick up how to hit and throw and field just by watching games on TV. By the time they're out of high school, the good ones are almost ready to play professional ball."
Author: Mantle Quotes Category: American Athlete Quotes Field Quotes
"The only thing I can do is play baseball. I have to play ball. It's the only thing I know."
"Roger Maris was as good a man and as good a ballplayer as there ever was."
"I always loved the game, but when my legs weren't hurting it was a lot easier to love."
"Hitting the ball was easy. Running around the bases was the tough part."
"I guess you could say I'm what this country is all about."
"As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due."
"My views are just about the same as Casey's."
"My dad taught me to switch-hit. He and my grandfather, who was left-handed, pitched to me everyday after school in the back yard. I batted lefty against my dad and righty against my granddad."
Author: Mantle Quotes Category: Dad Quotes
"I had it all and blew it."
Author: Mantle Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"He who has the fastest golf cart never has a bad lie"
Author: Mantle Quotes Category: Golf Quotes



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