Tommy Lasorda Quotes

22 Tommy Lasorda quotes:

"Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts."
"Guys ask me, don't I get burned out? How can you get burned out doing something you love? I ask you, have you ever got tired of kissing a pretty girl?"
"I motivate players through communication, being honest with them, having them respect and appreciate your ability and your help."
"I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I'm going to the big Dodger in the sky."
"The difference between the possible and the impossible lies in a person's determination."
"My theory of hitting was just to watch the ball as it came in and hit it."
"No, we don't cheat. And even if we did, I'd never tell you."
"People say you can't go out and eat with your players. I say why not."
"ALWAYS give an autograph when somebody asks you."
"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination."
"My wife tells me one day, 'I think you love baseball more than me.' I say, 'Well, I guess that's true, but hey, I love you more than football and hockey.'"
Author: Lasorda Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"Do you know how many countries are represented in the Olympics, and how many sports, and how many athletes? ... A lot. A lot. But no Americans in baseball? Why? Why? It's sad. Very sad."
"We met with him for two hours, and we talked about everything. He seldom laughed, that was one thing I noticed. He did not have much of a sense of humor. But he was a good fan of baseball, and he loved to talk about it."
"When we lose, I eat. When we win, I eat. I also eat when we're rained out."
Author: Lasorda Quotes Category: Sports Quotes
"When we win, I'm so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I'm so depressed, I eat a lot. When we're rained out, I'm so disappointed I eat a lot."
"There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens."
"Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you're up in the stands with them."
"If you said to God, 'Create someone who was what a baseball player should be,' God would have created Joe DiMaggio ... And he did."
Author: Lasorda Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"The only way I'd worry about the weather is if it snows on our side of the field and not theirs."
"Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure."

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