Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby


Author Profession: US baseball player
Born: April 27, 1896
Died: January 05, 1963
Birth Sign: Taurus


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People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.

Any ballplayer that don't sign autographs for little kids ain't an American. He's a communist.

I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.

I don't like to sound egotistical, but every time I stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands, I couldn't help but feel sorry for the pitcher.

I always tried to hit the ball back through the box because that is the largest unprotected area.

It don't make no difference where I go or what happens, so long as I can play the full nine.

To be a good hitter you've got to do one thing - get a good ball to hit.

I've never been a yes man.

Now the advantage is all with the hitters.

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. Oscar Wilde

If your mind is at work, we're in danger of reproducing another cliche. If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it, maybe we'll come up with something original. Peter Falk

I can be a nice person, but if someone is messing with someone I care about, the tougher side comes out a little more. Daniella Alonso

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