It's a mere moment in a man's life between an All-Star game and an old-timer's game.— Vin Scully
Most Powerful All Star Game quotations
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
I was told I would never make it because I'm too short.
Well, I'm still too short, but I've got 10 All-Star games, two World Series championships, and I'm a very happy and contented guy. It doesn't matter what your height is, it's what's in your heart.
Does Pete (Rose) hustle? Before the All-Star game he came into the clubhouse and took off his shoes and they ran another mile without him.
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
Forget everything you've ever learned about the stars and they'll once more be transformed into angels, or into children, or into whatever you want to believe at that moment. It won't make you more stupid - after all, it's only a game - but it could enrich your life.
Nobody seems to appreciate what an incredible player Wilt was," Russell said at 1997 All-Star Game when the league named and honored its 50 greatest players. "He was the best player of all time because he dominated the floor like nobody else ever could. To be that big and that athletic was special.
Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you're just fair game.
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
They invented the All-Star game for Willie Mays.
The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years.
I feel that the All-Star game is more like a party because its made up of a lot of elements. However the core of All-Star is still the 48 minute-game and all the fans will pay all attention to the showcase of the players excellent skills. The result of the game is not much of a concern.
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.
They talk about those All-Star Games being exhibition affairs, and maybe they are, but I've seen very few players in my life who didn't want to win, no matter whom they were playing or what for.
The last thing you want to do is go down in the history of All-Star game competition as the only injury (his nose was broken by Roberto Hernandez) sustained during the team picture.
I've got a basketball signed by all the greats from Julius Irving to Oscar Robinson. It was at an All Star game I got them all to sign it. So that ain't going nowhere. I'm going to die with that in my casket.
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
And so we stayed out in the garden of the old house until we couldn't kick a ball, laughing in the gathering twilight, making the most of the good weather and all the days that were left, our little game watched only by next door's cat, and every star in the heavens.
They better not put me in the All -Star Game.
I won't shoot, but I'll dominate that easy game. I'll be playing hard defense. I'll be foulin'. I'll be flagrant fouling. Everyone will be like, 'What are you doing?'
It`s not the NBA Finals, it's not even a regular-season game.
It's the All-Star game, it's a celebration. A celebration of talent, speed, grace. Let`s put it on display and have some fun.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
Hey now, you're an all star, get your game on go, ...Only shooting stars break the mold.
The ABA really loosened up the NBA and introduced innovations like the three-point shot and the Slam Dunk and other competitions at the All Star Game. And we had all the hot young players.
Johnny Bench befriended me my first year in the big leagues.
He took me under his wing during my first All-Star Game and we've been friends ever since. He's one guy I've tried to emulate and I'll always compare myself to Johnny (Bench).
I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
I went down and played with Magic Johnson at his all-star game in Atlanta.
I remember Magic stopped the game and said, 'We need you here with us in L.A.
I don't want the All-Star Game to be a one-time thing.
As far as control and stuff is concerned, I never had any more in my life than for that All-Star game in 1934.
Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.
You play to win, to get that World Series ring, All-Star games and whatever comes with it.
It is essential that we put an end to steroid abuse and set a better example for aspiring young athletes to follow, so that some day, when they make it in the All Star Game, it will be because of their own natural talents, and not because of a performance enhancing product.
I'm not playing for the All-Star Game, I'm playing to win games.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
We've kind of grown up in a post-Star Wars era, and what Star Wars did to cinema, in terms of an explosion of that kind of blockbuster culture. It's thrown up a generation of geeks. With the evolution of computer games and the Internet, that's all impacted on us as a generation, and affected the creative element of that generation enormously. So whereas the different schools of filmmaking...
There were never a lot of attacks on my work.
We were building more parks than were ever built in the city, building more recreation centers, fixing more streets. We had national events, the Super Bowl, the (Major League Baseball) All-Star game, Final Four. We built seven hotels. The city hadn't built a hotel in 20 or more years.
I've been watching basketball for a long time, I'm a historian of the game.
I don't know any other team that's gotten to the Finals without two All-Stars... I cannot remember thinking of it. I don't even know if it's ever happened, for a team to lose two All-Stars and still be able to make it to the Finals.
Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.
People came to the All-Star Game to see the dunk contest.
It doesn't feel different being here (at the All-Star Game) I feel like I'm on an All-Star team everyday.
The man I marvel at is the one that's in there day after day, and night after night and still puts the figures on the board. I'm talking about Pete Rose, Stan Musial, the real stars. Believe me, especially the way we travel today, flying all night with a game the next night and then the next afternoon, if you can play one-hundred and sixty-two games, you're a man.
When it rains look for rainbows, when it's dark look for stars.
Just because it is an All-Star Game doesn't mean that you are playing as efficiently as you should.