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Reggie Jackson Quotes

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A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.

A great manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are. He forces you to have a good opinion of yourself. He lets you know he believes in you. He makes you get more out of yourself. And once you learn how good you really are, you never settle for playing anything less than your very best.

After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.

Babe Ruth was great. I'm just lucky.

Fans don't boo nobodies.

Hitting is better than sex.

I am the best in baseball.

I didn't come to New York to be a star, I brought my star with me.

I don't mind getting beaten, but I hate to lose.

I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money.

I was reminded that when we lose and I strike out, a billion people in China don't care.

I'd like to be able to light the fire a little bit.

I'm human and I've played my butt off for ten years. I'm not a loafer, I'm not a jerk, I'm a baseball player.

In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium.

October, that's when they pay off for playing ball.

Please God, let me hit one. I'll tell everybody you did it.

The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.

The only difference between me and those other great Yankees is my skin color.

The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play.

The only way I'm going to win a Gold Glove is with a can of spray paint.

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