The American Dream is still alive out there, and hard work will get you there. You don't necessarily need to have an Ivy League education or to have millions of dollars startup money. It can be done with an idea, hard work and determination.— Bill Rancic
Most Powerful American League quotations
Defiance, not obedience, is the American's answer to overbearing authority.
The threshold by the Commission on Presidential Debates.
In the words of the League of Women Voters, they are a fraud being perpetrated on the American public.
The National League game is chess; The American League is checkers.
What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests.
Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth.
I went to professional men's soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun.
Those huckleberries in the National League don't want to do anything that the American League wants to do.
Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium as well as on the road people were on my back. The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me. I was drained of all my desire to play baseball.
Baseball in Canada is like soccer in the U.
S. It is growing, and some people are starting to gain interest. The way that there are Americans playing high-level soccer, there are Canadians breaking into the Major Leagues.
The tribunal here and your American newspapers talk so much about our sharp Nazi methods, but do you realize that within the past year, since the defeat of Germany, 1 million Germans have been evicted from what was originally German territory and which has now been given to Poland? No League of Nations or other body intervened.
I believe there are certain things that cannot be bought -- loyalty, friendship, health, love and an American League pennant.
If the Ivy League was the breeding ground for the elites of the American Century, Stanford is the farm system for Silicon Valley.
Whenever I think of Milwaukee, I think of the American League.
Hmm, Boston, Atlanta, weren't they the Browns, too?
[Lloyd George] said that Harding's speech on American naval aspirations made him feel that he would pawn his shirt rather than allow America to dominate the seas. If this was to be the outcome of the League of Nations propaganda, he was sorry for the world and in particular for America.
We want to add an American League pennant... and to bring the World Series to Arlington.
After one year in the Texas League, the American League bought the rights to my contract. They optioned me back to the Texas League for the 1970 season.
American society is now remarkably atomized.
Political organizations have collapsed. In fact, it seems like even bowling leagues are collapsing. The left has a lot to answer for here. There's been a drift toward very fragmenting tendencies among left groups, toward this sort of identity politics.
I am among those Americans whose ancestors include men and women from many different European countries. The proportion of Americans of this type will steadily increase. I do not believe in hyphenated Americans. I do not believe in German-Americans or Irish-Americans; and I believe just as little in English-Americans. I do not approve of American citizens of German descent forming organizations to force the United States into practical alliance with Germany because their ancestors came from Germany. Just as little do I believe in American citizens of English descent forming leagues to force the United States into an alliance with England because their ancestors came from England.
All I ever wanted to be was president of the American League.
I liked St. Louis, when they were in the American League, because that was going home. I had all my family and friends there.
In part, it's almost surely a failure of modern education, whether K through 12 or higher education, or really both. Barack Obama went to Ivy League institutions like Columbia, which are reputed to be among America's top colleges. And yet, this very recent product of those American institutions is not publicly articulating an appreciation of the American founding or the founders and their vision for America.
I became exclusively an American League fan when they instituted the DH rule, and will remain so until the National League moves out of the dark ages.
There's an African-American professor at a noted Ivy League school who is saying there's three kinds of white people, and only one of the three different kinds is worth anything, and that they're so tiny and so small a group that you don't need to be worried.
In a moment when young black voters were key to the election and the reelection of a black president, when the Department of Justice has been led these years by the first two African-American attorneys general, when many big cities boast African-American league prosecutors and police chiefs and mayors, even in this moment, why is it that it still feels to so many young people that there is more power for change on the court than in the courts?
I was a halfback on an American football team in Athens, Greece - the Kississia Colts - where I went to high school, and we took the Cup my senior year. The downside, and somewhat unfortunate piece of information I have to pass on, is there were only two teams in the league because of the limited amount of Americans.
Not that managing in the American League is easy, but this is certainly different. I'll have to have somebody poke me in the rear end when I have a pitcher that's going to hit.
Pitching in the Olympic Games, Pan Am Games and Central American games prepared me to pitch at the big-league level.
They think America is like a major league in entertainment.
For me personally being here for the past year-and-a-half, I know some of the arguments and discrepancies African American actors have with the opportunities here.
As an american, you're born aiming so high - boys want to play in the major leagues, girls want to be princesses. We're cultivating little champions. It's like the land of little champions.
They're (California Angels) like the American League All-Star team, and that's their problem, the American League All-Star team always loses.
Well, it looks like the all-star balloting is about over, especially in the National and American Leagues.
It's said the religious right wants to force its faith on the public.
But whose faith are we talking about?... Everyone who operates in the political arena wants to see their morals reflected in our laws and governmental institutions - including the National Organization of Women, the National Abortion Rights Action League, and the American Civil Liberties Union, whether or not they are willing to admit it.
In sport, Americans are prominent in the Premier League - both on and off the pitch.
I am a National Football League player of American Samoan heritage.
Because of my status as a professional athlete, I have been blessed to play a role in educating players and fans about the culture and history of America's southernmost territory.
I think there's more of opportunity to win games in the National League than the American League because there are more decisions to make.
In the history of enterprise, most of the protagonists of major new products and companies began their education - not in the classroom, where the old ways are taught, but in the factories and labs where new ways are wrought ... nothing has been so rare in recent years as an Ivy League graduate who has made a significant innovation in American enterprise.