Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?

— Jim Bouton

The most skyrocket Jim Bouton quotes that are little-known but priceless

Forget goals. Value the process.

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If you had a pill that would guarantee a pitcher 20 wins, but might take five years off his life, he'd take it.

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We were like farm animals compared to today's players who are treated like thoroughbreds.

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Lots of people look up to Billy Martin. That's because he just knocked them down.

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You're only as smart as your ERA.

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Back then, if you had a sore arm, the only people concerned were you and your wife. Now it's you, your wife, your agent, your investment counselor, your stockbroker, and your publisher.

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For a hundred years, the owners screwed the players.

For 25 years, the players have screwed the owners-they've got 75 years to go.

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You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.

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How come nobody wants to argue with me? Is it because I'm always so right?

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Statistics are about as interesting as first base coaches.

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Opening day -- or Opening Day. Depending on how you feel about it.

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A lot of long relievers are ashamed to tell their parents what they do.

The only nice thing about it is that you get to wear a uniform like everbody else.

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About Jim Bouton

Quotes 16 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

The older they get, the better they were when they were younger.

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Jim Pagliaroni joined the club tonight and is going to be a welcome addition.

He was describing a girl that one of the ballplayers had been out with and said, “It's hard to say exactly what she looked like. She was kind of Joe Torre with tits.” This joke can only be explained with a picture of Joe Torre. But I'm not sure any exist. He dissolves camera lenses.

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It never hurts to apologize, especially if you don't mean it.

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