Quotations by Bill Lee

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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899
Profession: Athlete


I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won't matter if I get this guy out.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Earth, Now, Space, Sun, Theory, Will, Years)

I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer. Baseball is the belly-button of our society. Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Change, Society, Policy, Baseball, Beer, Rest, World)

I'm mad at Hank Aaron for deciding to play one more season. I threw him his last home run and thought I'd be remembered forever. Now, I'll have to throw him another.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Home, Thought, Now, Play)

Kids don't learn the fundamentals of baseball at the games anymore.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Baseball, Games, Kids)

Most of the managers are lifetime .220 hitters. For years pitchers have been getting these managers out 75% of the time and that's why they don't like us.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Time, Managers, Years)

People are too hung up on winning. I can get off on a really good helmet throw.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: People, Winning)

That was real baseball. We weren't playing for money. They gave us Mickey Mouse watches that ran backwards.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Money, Baseball, Mouse)

The more self-centered and egotistical a guy is, the better ballplayer he's going to be.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Self)

The only rule I got is if you slide, get up.
- Bill Lee

The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the sixties I tested everything.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Time, Day, Testing)

When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Sports, Church, Body, Constitution, Mind, State)

You have two hemispheres in your brain - a left and a right side. The left side controls the right side of your body and right controls the left half. It's a fact. Therefore, left-handers are the only people in their right minds.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: People, Body, Fact, Right)

You should enter a ballpark the way you enter a church.
- Bill Lee
(Keywords: Church)







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