Casey Stengel, American Athlete ( July 30, 1890 - September 29, 1975 )

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The trick is growing up without growing old.~Casey Stengel

Age Growing Up Growing

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

Baseball Rain Game

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

Women Kiss Her

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

Hate Successful You

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

Game Lose New

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

Me Lose Mets

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

Baseball Hot Worth

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

Sports Lost Most

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

Future Never Predictions

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

Time Failure You

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

Day Me Win

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

Leadership Good Hate

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

Sports Team Fast

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

Stars Win They Say

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

Learn Chance You

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

Life Time Man

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

Baseball Woman Hurt

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

Friends Meet Wonderful

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

Money Learn Living

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

Winners Without Losers

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

You Catcher Balls

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

Sports Good Team

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

Watches Bad Tell

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

Game Successful Skill

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

Night Game Looking

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

Good Thinking Win