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The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed. ...
by Casey Stengel

The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed.
- Casey Stengel

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel PHOTO

Most ball games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
- Casey Stengel

 

If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start
thinking we're not as good as we think we are.
- Casey Stengel

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.
- Casey Stengel

The trouble with women umpires is that I couldn't argue with one.
I'd put my arms around her and give her a little kiss.
- Casey Stengel

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You gotta learn that if you don't get it by midnight,
chances are you ain't gonna get it, and if you do,
it ain't worth it.
- Casey Stengel

Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game:
You can win or you can lose or it can rain.
- Casey Stengel

I don't like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three.
- Casey Stengel

Most games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

I was not successful as a ball player,
as it was a game of skill.
- Casey Stengel

If you're so smart, let's see you get out of the Army.
- Casey Stengel

Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.
- Casey Stengel

The Yankees don't pay me to win every day,
just two out of three.
- Casey Stengel

Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age
of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?
- Casey Stengel

Without losers, where would the winners be?
- Casey Stengel

Been in this game one-hundred years,
but I see new ways to lose 'em I never knew existed before.
- Casey Stengel

I don't know if he throws a spitball but he sure spits on the ball.
- Casey Stengel

The team has come along slow but fast.
- Casey Stengel

The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game.
It's that they stay out all night looking for it.
- Casey Stengel

Never make predictions, especially about the future.
- Casey Stengel

Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike.
If you can walk away from them, they're successful.
- Casey Stengel

They say some of my stars drink whiskey,
but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games.
- Casey Stengel

Don't drink in the hotel bar, that's where I do my drinking.
- Casey Stengel

Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
- Casey Stengel

I got players with bad watches - they can't tell midnight from noon.
- Casey Stengel

Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player.
It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.
- Casey Stengel

Finding good players is easy.
Getting them to play as a team is another story.
- Casey Stengel

There are three things you can do in a baseball game.
You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.
- Casey Stengel

You got to get twenty-seven outs to win.
- Casey Stengel

Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're
going to try and win a pennant.
- Casey Stengel

Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.
- Casey Stengel

You have to have a catcher because if you don't you're
likely to have a lot of passed balls.
- Casey Stengel

Two hundred million Americans, and there ain't two good catchers among 'em.
- Casey Stengel

Don't cut my throat, I may want to do that later myself.
- Casey Stengel

You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.
- Casey Stengel

It's wonderful to meet so many friends that I didn't used to like.
- Casey Stengel

I came in here and a fella asked me to have a drink.
I said I don't drink.
Then another fella said hear you and Joe DiMaggio aren't
speaking and I said I'll take that drink.
- Casey Stengel

No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a
catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
- Casey Stengel

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people
who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
- Casey Stengel

They say Yogi Berra is funny.
Well, he has a lovely wife and family,
a beautiful home, money in the bank,
and he plays golf with millionaires.
What's funny about that?
- Casey Stengel

You gotta lose 'em some of the time.
When you do, lose 'em right.
- Casey Stengel

If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing,
you're crazy.
You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
- Casey Stengel

There comes a time in every man's life,
and I've had plenty of them.
- Casey Stengel

I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me,
especially since I've been thrown out of so many.
- Casey Stengel

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you
never committed and when you're older you begin to
get credit for virtues you never possessed.
It evens itself out.
- Casey Stengel

I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional
walks during batting practice.
- Casey Stengel

They told me my services were no longer desired because
they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance
way of keeping the club going.
I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
- Casey Stengel

If the Mets can win the World Series,
the United States can get out of Vietnam.
- Tom Seaver

I don't believe a manager ever won a pennant.
Casey Stengel won all those pennants with the Yankees.
How many did he win with the Boston Braves and Mets?
- Sparky Anderson

I said to myself I've got to go up there and do it
because the New York Mets keep winning every day.
The game was on the line and I wanted to go out there
and come through for my team.
That win tonight means a lot for us.
- Sammy Sosa

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

"I can forgive, but I cannot forget,"
is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note -
torn in two, and burned up,
so that it never can be shown against one.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today,
begins where competition leaves off.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

There are over 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country,
and statistics have shown that the recidivism rate
for those criminals is high.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

America may be slow to rise to a challenge.
But our history has shown that once we make up our
minds to really do something,
nothing can stand in our way.
- Carrie P. Meek

Thus self-love as one part of human nature,
and the several particular principles as the other part,
are, themselves, their objects and ends,
stated and shown.
- Joseph Butler

I've been so fortunate in my life that my family has
never been jealous of my success.
They have shown true love and commitment to me by being supportive.
They shared in it.
- Mike Krzyzewski

Films have never shown the kind of relationship that
can exist between two women.
- Brigitte Bardot

If you were in the film industry at that time,
you were always picked up by directors who were much older.
You were whisked about and shown things.
I did work very hard though.
- Diane Cilento

Linda Tripp has shown that a true friend is an archivist,
a biographer.
- Mary Schmich

Experience hath shown, that even
under the best forms of government,
those entrusted with power have,
in time, and by slow operations,
perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold-
bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief.
- James Russell Lowell

I've always just shown up and tried to figure out what's
for lunch and am I going to get to play some racquetball that night.
- Robert Downey, Jr.

What can be shown, cannot be said.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

George Bush has shown great skill at disguising an
incredibly weak foreign policy.
- Brad Sherman

If the experience of science teaches anything,
it's that the world is very strange and surprising.
The many revolutions in science have certainly shown that.
- John Polkinghorne

A Protestant has seldom any mercy shown him,
and a Jew, who turns Christian, is far from being secure.
- John Foxe

Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership
is by far the most important thing to most voters in
evaluating officeholders and candidates.
- Robert Teeter

I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience
and courage in the last few months.
They have really put a political system on the way to success,
to a real democracy here.
- Paul Bremer


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