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1895 - 1948, George Herman Ruth Jr., American baseball player

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from coming up to bat.
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It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.
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I have just one superstition. Whenever I hit a home run, I make certain I touch all four bases.
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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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The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch
of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a
dime.
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Heroes are remembered but legends never die.
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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
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Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little
bit, I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading.
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All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.
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Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
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How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball...
The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the
ball will go. I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I
can.
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If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.
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Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best game in the world.
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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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Watch my dust.
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The only real game, I think, in the world is baseball.
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I said I'm going to hit the next one right over the flagpole. God must have been with me.
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Baseball is the greatest game in the world and deserves the best you can give it.
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If I'd just tried for them dinky singles, I could've batted around .600.
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