I don't get upset over things I can control, because if I can control them there's no sense in getting upset. And I don't get upset over things I can't control, because if I can't control them there's no sense in getting upset.

— Mickey Rivers

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21

My goals are to hit .300, score 100 runs, and stay injury-prone.

21

Your first name's white, your second is Hispanic, and your third belongs to a black. No wonder you don't know who you are.

16

He's so ugly. When you walked by him, your pants wrinkle. He made fly balls curve foul.

15

I was brought up in Florida, so there isn't much difference between playing there and playing here. The climax are about the same.

13

I might have to commute. You know, left field, DH, wherever.

11

The first thing you do when you get out to center field is put up your finger and check the wind chill factor.

8

Pitching is 80% of the game and the other half is hitting and fielding.

7

It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat, and the dog was walking.

4

We'll do all right if we can capitalize on our mistakes.

2

These guys are so old they're eligible for meals on wheels.

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Ain't no sense worrying about the things you got control over 'cause if you got control over 'em, ain't no sense worrying. Ain't no sense worrying about the things you got no control over 'cause if you got no control over 'em, ain't no sense worrying.

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About Mickey Rivers

Quotes 20 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

He's so ugly he should have to wear an oxygen mask.

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Don't worry about things that you have no control over, because you have no control over them. Don't worry about things that you have control over, because you have control over them.

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I felt alone out there, like I was on a desert island. I felt like Gilligan.

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What was the name of that dog on 'Rin Tin Tin'?

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You'd better stop readin' and writin' and start hittin' !

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He was lost out there. He was the lost Mohegan.

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Me and George and Billy are two of a kind.

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