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Phil Niekro and his brother were pitching against each other in Atlanta. Their parents were sitting right behind home plate. I saw their folks more…
When I looked at the third base coach, he turned his back on me.
I spent three of the best years of my life in 10th grade.
I signed a very modest $3,000 bonus with the Braves in Milwaukee. And my old man didn’t have that kinda money to put out.
I did stand-up, weird and ignorant stuff about my career – anything for a laugh.
After getting out of the service and going into baseball I never wanted to do anything else.
I was acting when I was playing baseball.
Hey, I think it’s easy for guys to hit .300 and stay in the big leagues. Hit .200 and try to stick around as long…
Where would I be without baseball? Who am I without baseball?
Sure, women sportswriters look when they’re in the clubhouse. Read their stories. How else do you explain a capital letter in the middle of a…
How do you catch a knuckleball? You wait until it stops rolling, then go pick it up.
In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs.
I had a great shoe contract and glove contract with a company who paid me a lot of money never to be seen using their…
I hit a grand slam off Ron Herbel and when his manager Herman Franks came out to get him, he was bringing Herbel’s suitcase.
Let’s face it. Umpiring is not an easy or happy way to make a living. In the abuse they suffer, and the pay they get…
You throw batting practice, you warm up pitchers, you sit and cheer. You do whatever you have to do to stay on the team.
I didn’t get a lot of awards as a player. But they did have a Bob Uecker Day Off for me once in Philly.
I set records that will never be equaled. In fact, I hope 90% of them don’t even get printed.
People have asked me a lot of times, because I didn’t hit a lot, how long a dozen bats would last me. Depending on the…
I had slumps that lasted into the winter.
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