Joe DiMaggio Famous Quotes & Sayings

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38 Joe DiMaggio Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Joe DiMaggio Sayings: Now this is over thirty years later and the guy said he was that cab Now this is over thirty years later and the guy said he was that cab driver. He apologized and he was serious. I felt awful. He might have been spending his whole life thinking he had jinxed me, but I told him he hadn't. My number was up.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: The reporter asked, "why did you play so hard.""Because there might have been somebody in The reporter asked, "why did you play so hard."
"Because there might have been somebody in the stands today who'd never seen my play before, and might never see me again"
-Joe DiMaggio
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: The absolute worst thing a person can say about your pictures is, '"That's nice." It's The absolute worst thing a person can say about your pictures is, '"That's nice." It's the kiss of death.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: You ought to run the hardest when you feel the worst. Never let the other You ought to run the hardest when you feel the worst. Never let the other guy know you're down.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: Now I've had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play. Now I've had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I thought he had been shot. I thought he had been shot.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I no longer have it (desire to play). I no longer have it (desire to play).
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: Motivation is something nobody else can give you. Others can help motivate you, but basically Motivation is something nobody else can give you. Others can help motivate you, but basically it must come from you and it must be a constant desire to do your very best at all times and under any circumstances.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
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Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: All pitchers are born pitchers. All pitchers are born pitchers.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee. I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: After I got that hit off Satchel (Paige), I knew I was ready for the After I got that hit off Satchel (Paige), I knew I was ready for the big leagues.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: It's got to be better than rooming with Joe Page. It's got to be better than rooming with Joe Page.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don't belong there. Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don't belong there.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I think there are some players born to play ball. I think there are some players born to play ball.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: There's always some youngster coming up- they'll find somebody. There's always some youngster coming up- they'll find somebody.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I always thought there was at least one person in the stands who had never I always thought there was at least one person in the stands who had never seen me play, and I didn't want to let him down.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: There is always some kid who may be seeing me for the first time. I There is always some kid who may be seeing me for the first time. I owe him my best.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: Putting the Yankee uniform on every day. Putting the Yankee uniform on every day.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: There's nobody taking center from me until I give it up. There's nobody taking center from me until I give it up.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I'm just a ballplayer with one ambition, and that is to give all I've got I'm just a ballplayer with one ambition, and that is to give all I've got to help my ball club win. I've never played any other way.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I'm a ballplayer, not an actor. I'm a ballplayer, not an actor.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: If I were sitting down with George Steinbrenner (to discuss a salary) and based on If I were sitting down with George Steinbrenner (to discuss a salary) and based on what Dave Winfield got for his statistics, I'd have to say, 'George, you and I are about to become partners.'
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,' then your body says, 'Who me?'
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: Baseball didn't really get into my blood until I knocked off that hitting streak. Getting Baseball didn't really get into my blood until I knocked off that hitting streak. Getting a daily hit became more important to me than eating, drinking or sleeping.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: Just two words: a masterpiece. Just two words: a masterpiece.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: We need a hit, so here I go. We need a hit, so here I go.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: If anyone wants to know why three kids in one family made it to the If anyone wants to know why three kids in one family made it to the big leagues they just had to know how we helped each other and how much we practiced back then. We did it every minute we could.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: In that case Mr. Barrow, Mr. Gehrig is a very underpaid ballplayer. In that case Mr. Barrow, Mr. Gehrig is a very underpaid ballplayer.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: I'm proud to have been a Yankee. But I have found more happiness and contentment I'm proud to have been a Yankee. But I have found more happiness and contentment since I came back home to San Francisco than any man has a right to deserve. This is the friendliest city in the world.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: The test of an outfielder's skill comes when he has to go against the fence The test of an outfielder's skill comes when he has to go against the fence to make a catch.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: At my age, I'm just happy to be named the greatest living anything. At my age, I'm just happy to be named the greatest living anything.
Joe DiMaggio Sayings: When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game. When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game.