1. 10

    Play ball! Means something more than runs Or pitches thudding into gloves! Remember through the summer suns This is the game your country loves.

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  2. 9

    Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend.

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  3. 8

    Christy Mathewson brought something to baseball no one else had ever given the game. He handed the game a certain touch of class, an indefinable lift in culture, brains, and personality.

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  4. 7

    Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.

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  5. 6

    You are meant to play the ball as it lies, a fact that may help to touch on your own objective approach to life.

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  6. 5

    You wonder how they do it and you look to see the knack You watch the foot in action, or the shoulder or the back, But when you spot the answer where the higher glamours lurk You'll find in moving higher up the laurel covered spire That most of it is practice and the rest of it is work.

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  7. 4

    Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.

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  8. 3

    Golf is 20 percent mechanics and technique. The other 80 pecent is philosophy, humor, tragedy, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie, cussedness and conversation.

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  9. 2

    Fate only picks on the cowards and quitters, So give 'em both barrels - and aim for the eyes.

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  10. 1

    A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

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  11. Last Update: 13 June 2021

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