Carl Hubbell, American Athlete ( June 22, 1903 - November 21, 1988 )

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A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.~Carl Hubbell

Long Done Last

As far as control and stuff is concerned, I never had any more in my life than for that All-Star game in 1934.~Carl Hubbell

Life Game My Life

They talk about those All-Star Games being exhibition affairs, and maybe they are, but I've seen very few players in my life who didn't want to win, no matter whom they were playing or what for.~Carl Hubbell

Life My Life Win

If I'm playing cards for pennies, I want to win.~Carl Hubbell

Cards Win Want

Besides, there were 50,000 fans or more there, and they wanted to see the best you've got. There was an obligation to the people, as well as to ourselves, to go all out.~Carl Hubbell

Best People You

Striking out Ruth and Gehrig in succession was too big an order.~Carl Hubbell

Big Order Succession

It was funny, when I thought of it afterward, how Ruth and Gehrig looked as they stood there. The Babe must have been waiting for me to get the ball up a little so he could get his bat under it.~Carl Hubbell

Funny Waiting Me