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Alvin Dark Quotes and Sayings

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A manager doesn't hear the cheers.
- Alvin Dark

Friendships are forgotten when the game begins.
- Alvin Dark

The writers want to know were you made your mistake,
no how well your curve is breaking.
- Alvin Dark

Every player should be accorded the privilege of at
least one season with the Chicago Cubs.
That's baseball as it should be played -
in God's own sunshine.
And that's really living.
- Alvin Dark

 

Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately
tries to hit him is a communist.
- Alvin Dark

Slow thinkers are part of the game too.
Some of these slow thinkers can hit a ball a long way.
- Alvin Dark

The Lord taught me to love everybody,
but the last ones I learned to love were the sportswriters.
- Alvin Dark

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In this game of baseball, you live by the sword and die by it.
You hit and get hit.
Remember that.
- Alvin Dark

The Giants were supposed to have a new motto,
'Shut up and deal.'
- Alvin Dark

A fellow has to have faith in God above and Rollie Fingers in the bullpen.
- Alvin Dark

For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager,
they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
- Ken Blanchard

The one word that makes a good manager -
decisiveness.
- Lee Iacocca

A baseball manager is a necessary evil.
- Sparky Anderson

My dad heard of a studio on the radio,
and it was advertised as a place for kids to meet kids,
and it was actually a studio, and that's where I met my manager and agent.
- Mila Kunis

I'm not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is.
The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.
- Maria Bartiromo

As my manager says, 'These are wonderful problems.'
- Jeffrey Tambor

My mother's side of the family was in the production side of theatre.
My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for
Neil Simon shows on Broadway.
- Yancy Butler

When you become a parent, or a teacher,
you turn into a manager of this whole system.
You become the person controlling the bubble of innocence around a child,
regulating it.
- Kazuo Ishiguro

I think maintaining relationships with my friends,
my mother, my manager, they're all important.
- Christina Applegate

A manager is an assistant to his men.
- Thomas J. Watson

And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore.
Our manager freaks when we show him the bill.
We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product.
- Freddie Mercury

The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers
think they are better than they think they are.
- Reggie Jackson

I've always felt happy at Newcastle.
But things have gone a bit differently for me since we got a new manager.
- Robert Laurent

No one respects the umpire's job more than I do;
but,
if I were a manager, I would probably be ejected three
or four times a season fighting for my team.
- Jim Evans

I'm not the manager because I'm always right,
but I'm always right because I'm the manager.
- Gene Mauch

A manager has his cards dealt to him and he must play them.
- Miller Huggins

I was taught you never, ever disrespect your opponent
or your teammates or your organization or your manager and never,
ever your uniform.
- Ryne Sandberg

I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business.
But I was in the top one.
- Brian Clough

The manager has a short-range view; the leader has
a long-range perspective.
- Warren G. Bennis

My mother is my manager and so knows exactly what I do and so on.
- Jonathan Brandis

I went to the store and bought lady fingers,
when I got home I noticed one of the fingers was missing
so I went back to the store and the manager was nice
enough to give me the finger.
- Jay London

The only way to make money as a manager is to win in one place,
get fired and hired somewhere else.
- Whitey Herzog

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 never was a person who wanted a handout.
I was a cafeteria worker.
I'm not too proud to ask the Best Western manager to give me a job.
I have cleaned homes.
- Shirley Jackson

I'm a fair manager, put it that way.
I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline.
- Don Baylor

I moved to Princeton, Indiana, and became a professional
Farm Manager for that Princeton Farms.
- Orville Redenbacher

The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.
- Warren G. Bennis

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

Today, a skilled manager makes more than the owner.
And owners fight each other to get the skilled managers.
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills,
everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between
being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
- Daniel Goleman

A manager is not a person who can do the work better than his men;
he is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can.
- Frederick W. Smith

A manager should stay as far away as possible from his players.
I don't know if I said ten words to Frank Robinson while he played for me.
- Earl Weaver

I could never be a manager.
All I have is natural ability.
- Mickey Mantle

Coaches are an integral part of any manager's team,
especially if they are good pinochle players.
- Earl Weaver

What's more important than who's going to be the first
black manager is who's going to be the first black
sports editor of the New York Times.
- Bill Russell

One of the dumber things my manager said was,
Stick to the melody.
But I can't.
- Shawn Colvin

But I think the Champions League Final puts a massive
pressure on every player and the manager,
but we're enjoying the pressure and hopefully we can go there and win it.
- Steven Gerrard

The only thing I believe is this: A player does not
have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager.
All he has to do is obey the rules.
- Sparky Anderson

We can't win at home.
We can't win on the road.
As general manager, I just can't figure out where else to play.
- Pat Williams

If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed,
he should go as well.
- Brian Clough

She put her hands around the neck of our production manager,
and you know, started to choke him.
- David Gest

There has been only one manager, and his name is John McGraw.
- Connie Mack

The players make the manager, it's never the other way.
- Sparky Anderson

We did not have anyone like a manager,
who could guide us and make it happen.
- Steve Brown

Finally, my manager negotiated a deal where I got to produce my own records.
- Waylon Jennings

I followed an Italian manager and it cannot be easy
when you follow a manager who thinks very differently.
- Jose Mourinho

My dad takes care of me as a manager and as a dad.
That's his job, you know, to take care of me.
He has my best interests at heart.
- Jessica Simpson

I like to think that I've been a good manager.
That fact has been very instrumental in making Linux a successful product.
- Linus Torvalds

All of those things had been talked about,
suggested, rumored, as a manager and as a member of the Knicks organization,
I couldn't allow myself to think that way or believe that.
- Isiah Thomas

I spent 10 years as a marketing manager.
I've found my experience in the financial world invaluable
background for writing about white-collar crimes.
- Sara Paretsky

An employee's motivation is a direct result of the
sum of interactions with his or her manager.
- Bob Nelson

A manager's job is simple.
For one hundred sixty-two games you try not to screw
up all that smart stuff your organization did last December.
- Earl Weaver

There are times when even the best manager is like
the little boy with the big dog,
waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.
- Lee Iacocca

The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters.
Not only did they create a team, they were the generals
working with the soldiers.
- Steven Berkoff

In the same way that I had to follow an Italian manager here,
I can imagine that it was not easy for an Italian manager to follow me at Porto.
- Jose Mourinho

Although my dad Harry is the manager of West Ham,
we get on very well.
- Jamie Redknapp

More than anyone else, Hank Aaron made me wish I wasn't a manager.
- Walt Alston

Any manager can do well in an expanding market.
- W. Edwards Deming

Later, I became the manager for Amelia Earhart,
until, well, you know.
- Joseph Force Crater

I'm not going to sit here and bash the manager,
we have to regroup.
- David Wells

And I'm the kind of manager that doesn't believe that
you micro-manage professionals.
They should understand their responsibility and carry
out those responsibility.
- Alphonso Jackson


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