Babe Ruth

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Born Wednesday 6 February 1895, died Monday 16 August 1948

Occupation: Athlete

Nationality: American

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I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.

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How about a little noise. How do you expect a man to putt?

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Paris ain't much of a town.

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I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.

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If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.

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All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good.

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Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?

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If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.

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I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.

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Gee, its lonesome in the outfield. It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do.

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Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit.

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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

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I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.

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I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun.

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Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks.

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Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.

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All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.

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You just can't beat the person who never gives up.

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As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.

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Let me show you how it's done... Loser!

Words: let, show, done, loser
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