Pete Rose Quotes

28 Pete Rose quotes:

"You can't say enough about Lance Davis tonight, ... He went out there and pitched with his heart and unfortunately we fell a little short. But these guys, they play with their heart and they play with their emotion and some days you gotta win and some days you gotta lose."
Author: Rose Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"I'm just like everybody else. I have two arms, two legs and four-thousand hits."
"Never bet on baseball."
"Playing baseball for a living is like having a license to steal."
"Brooks Robinson belongs in a higher league."
"With the money I'm making, I should be playing two positions."
"The team that wins two-thirds of its one run games usually wins the pennant."
"Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old. I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you've got both, you can play baseball."
"There is an old saying that money can't buy happiness. If it could, I would buy myself four hits every game."
"My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more."
"Am I still in uniform? Then I ain't retired."
"When you play this game twenty years, go to bat ten-thousand times, and get three-thousand hits, do you know what that means? You've gone zero for seven-thousand."
"In my case, I broke the rules and I've been suspended 18 years. So if guys broke the rules the last two years then they have to be handed out some kind of sentence."
Author: Rose Quotes Category: Rules Quotes
"It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square."
"Yes, sir, I did bet on baseball,"
Author: Rose Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone."
"I think amphetamines, if I'm not mistaken, are something that's going to give you something like false hope."
Author: Rose Quotes Category: Hope Quotes
"Somebody's gotta win and somebody's gotta lose and I believe in letting the other guy lose."
"I like Rose as a person. He played with great passion. I think he made a tragic mistake. We all make mistakes. You forgive and you move on. But Rose made a tragic mistake in not telling the truth. That's a tough nut for Bud [ Selig ] to handle. It was a sickness with [Rose]. He'd go to the dog track and he'd bet two or three thousand dollars on the dog running. He loved the action.  You shouldn't have any betting in the locker room at all, whether it's baseball or it's horses. You can't beat the horses. You can't beat any kind of gambling because they have the odds. if they get deep into you they're going to say, 'Do this or do that.'"
Author: Rose Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"Mr. Selig looked at me and said, 'I want to know one thing. Did you bet on baseball?' ... I looked him in the eye. 'Sir, my daddy taught me two things in life -- how to play baseball and how to take responsibility for my actions. I learned the first one pretty well. The other, I've had some trouble with. Yes, sir, I did bet on baseball.'"
Author: Rose Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes

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