Tommy Lasorda Quotes

22 Tommy Lasorda quotes:

"I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I'm going to the big Dodger in the sky."
"The only way I'd worry about the weather is if it snows on our side of the field and not theirs."
"Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts."
"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."
"ALWAYS give an autograph when somebody asks you."
"The difference between the possible and the impossible lies in a person's determination."
"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination."
"There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens."
"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."
"About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure."
"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?"
"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."
"Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you're up in the stands with them."
"I love doubleheaders. That way I get to keep my uniform on longer."
"People say you can't go out and eat with your players. I say why not."
"I motivate players through communication, being honest with them, having them respect and appreciate your ability and your help."
"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."
"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

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