You'd be surprised how many shortcomings can be overcome by hustle.

— Pete Rose

The most relaxing Pete Rose quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

Jay Z got Cano a big raise, but he got him an extra 30-day vacation - and it's called October.

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See the ball; hit the ball.

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You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life.

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Am I still in uniform? Then I ain't retired.

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Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old.

I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you've got both, you can play baseball.

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Every time I step up to the plate, I expect to get a hit.

If I don't expect to get a hit, I have no right to step into the batter's box in the first place.

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Practice the game the way you're going to play the game.

Practice hard and play hard. Run hard and above all else, hustle every moment you're on the field where you are practicing or playing in a game.

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Sliding headfirst is the safest way to get to the next base, I think, and the fastest. You don't lose your momentum, and there's one more important reason I slide headfirst, it gets my picture in the paper.

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I'm just like everybody else. I have two arms, two legs and four-thousand hits.

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My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more.

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If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won't need a third.

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I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball.

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About Pete Rose

Quotes 81 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

Unfortunately, gambling and winning don't often go hand-in-hand.

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It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.

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Singles hitters drive Fords. Home-run hitters drive Cadillacs.

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If I had been busted for drugs instead of gambling, I'd still be managing the Reds and baseball would be paying for my rehab.

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The thing I would like most to leave behind is to be remembered for trying hard.

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When you play this game twenty years, go to bat ten-thousand times, and get three-thousand hits, do you know what that means? You've gone zero for seven-thousand.

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I don't like to be compared to Joe Jackson.

because Joe Jackson, I think, took money to throw World Series games. Well, I know I bet on my own team to win. There's pretty much a big difference there, but both of us were wrong.

16

There is an old saying that money can't buy happiness.

If it could, I would buy myself four hits every game.

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Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone.

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The manager of a team is like a stagecoach, he can't move unless he has the horses.

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Baseball is a universal language. Catch the ball, throw the ball, hit the ball.

7

I've got a 15-year old son and a 10-year old daughter, and if they were going to do one of the following things: be an alcoholic; be a drug offender; beat their wife or husband; or gamble. I hope they would gamble.

5

Hitting. That's what I enjoy most. Realistically, it's probably the hardest thing to do in all of sport. Think about it. You've got a round ball, a round bat, and the object is to hit it square.

5

I haven't missed a game in two-and-a-half years.

I go to the park as sick as a dog and, when I see my uniform hanging there, I get well right now. Then I see some of you guys (media) and I get sick again.

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A hitter's impatience is the pitcher's biggest advantage.

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With the money I'm making, I should be playing two positions.

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Playing baseball for a living is like having a license to steal.

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I'm not bad (his speed). I'm no Joe Morgan, but I'm pretty good for a white guy.

3

When you step into the batter's box, have nothing on your mind except baseball.

3

I never gave up as a player, and I won't give up as someone who wants to go to the Hall of Fame, because it's the ultimate goal for a baseball player or a football player or a basketball player.

3

Brooks Robinson belongs in a higher league.

3

I admitted I bet on baseball, but I wasn't suspended from baseball for betting on baseball.

3

The greatest competitor was Bob Gibson.

He worked so fast out there and he always had the hood up. He always wanted to close his own deal. He never talked to you because he was battling so hard. I sure as hell don't miss batting against him, but I miss him in the game.

3

Never bet on baseball.

2

Don Gullett's the only guy who can throw a baseball through a car wash and not get the ball wet.

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Whoever said "It's not whether you win or lose but how you play the game" is full of it! Winning makes all the difference in the world. Winning is fun. Losing is not. Losing sucks.

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I'd be willing to bet you, if I was a betting man, that I have never bet on baseball.

2

I've never looked forward to a birthday like I'm looking forward to my new daughter's birthday, because two days after that is when I can apply for reinstatement.

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He (Eric Davis) gets power from his bat speed.....it's like he has cork in his arms.

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I came to Vegas because I work 20 days a month here; I couldn't live anywhere else.

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The only way I can't hit .300 is if there's something physically wrong with me.

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Pressure? Well it ain't hitting in forty-four straight games, because I done that and it was fun. The playoffs are pressure.

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If you screw up and do something, don't lie about it; come clean.

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I can't remember, I wish I could remember the first time I bet on baseball.

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I would think if someone connected to steroids made the Hall of Fame, that would enhance my chances of making the Hall of Fame.

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Somebody's gotta win and somebody's gotta lose and I believe in letting the other guy lose.

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Among many U. S. wine consumers, California holds a strong position.

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