Individual grievances and pet peeves have got to go by the wayside. Generally, you don't have to worry about the guys who are playing every day, it's the guys who are sitting on the bench that are the ones that get needles in their pants.

— Walter Alston

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Perhaps the truest axiom in baseball is that the toughest thing to do is repeat.

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I always liked Casey Stengel as a manager because he seemed to have a grasp of so many things.

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Look at misfortune the same way you look at success - Don't Panic! Do you best and forget the consequences.

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Fans tend to get too excited by streaks of either kind and I think the press does too. There should be a happy medium.

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I've won plenty of games by knowing when to take out my pitcher;

whom to replace him with; or how to place my infield or outfield to defend properly against the opposing hitter.

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It's not the winter that bothers me - it's the summers.

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I'm not afraid to learn from my coaches.

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Do your best and forget the consequences.

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Desire and determination must overcome disappointment.

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I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more.

I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some, too.

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The toughest thing about managing is knowing your personnel and what it can give you under all conditions.

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More than anyone else, he's (Hank Aaron) made me wish I wasn't a manager.

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About Walter Alston

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Baseball player
Birthday December 1, 1911
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