MVP 3 times, 10 World Series rings, 300 homers and an enduring legacy of quotes that as Joe Garagiola once said, 'You walk away and you want to screw your head on a little bit tighter...Did he really say that?'. Here is a sampling of some of my favorites, and be sure to add your own.
You better cut the pizza in 4 pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat 6.
If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.
If you can't imitate him, don't copy him.
It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.
I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
A nickel ain't worth a dime any more.
Baseball is 90% mental. The other half is physical.
He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
I always thought that record would stand until it was broken.
I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
It gets late early out there.
It's like deja vu all over again.
Little League baseball is a very good thing. It keeps the parents off the streets.
Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded.
And one final one---I never said most of the things I said. (Which is probably true).