SportByte™ Archives — December 2015

Posted 12.05.15 — "Hey man! Get away from me!" — Mickey Mantle, adhering to superstition, to Don Larsen, his New York Yankees teammate, when Larsen tried to talk to Mantle while Larsen was pitching the only perfect game in World Series history against the Brooklyn Dodgers on Oct. 6, 1956 [Baseball Quotes from Steve the Ump]

Posted 12.04.15 — "Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer." — Ted Williams, baseball player, in The 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia [Baseball Quotes from Baseball Almanac]

Posted 12.03.15 — "“In Knoxville they’re still doing cartwheels because they went 7-6 and won a bowl." — Steve Spurrier, football coach, on the Tennessee Volunteers football program [Steve Spurrier Quotes from USA Today]

Posted 12.02.15 — "In order to succeed, this group will need a singleness of purpose, they will need a dedication, and they will have to convince all of their prospects of the willingness to sacrifice.” — Vince Lombardi, football coach [Quotes from Vince Lombardi]

Posted 12.01.15 — "The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves." — Ty Cobb, baseball player [Baseball Quotes from Ty Cobb]

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