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Casey Stengel
(1890-1975) born on
Jul 30
US baseball player, manager. The Old Professor began playing baseball in 1912; managed for 25 years, including the N.Y. Yankees; won 10 pennets and 7 World Series.
         
   
F
Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?

R
There comes a time in every man's life and I've had many of them.
A
They've shown me ways to lose I never knew existed.
N
Without losers, where would the winners be?
K
The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: At age 72 when asked by Mickey Mantle if he had ever played ball, recalled on his death 29 Sep 1975.
R: Recalled on his death 29 Sep 1975.
A: On N.Y. Mets; "The Gospel According to Casey."
N: "The Gospel According to Casey."
K: "The Gospel According to Casey."
   


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