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Lyn
05-07-2006, 02:29 PM
"I'm not an athlete. I'm a professional baseball player."
-John Kruk

"Like they say, it ain't over till the fat guy swings."
-Phillies catcher Darren Daulton on stocky first baseman John Kruk.

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

"Raise the urinals."
-Darrel Chaney on how management could keep the Braves on their toes

I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf."
-Tug McGraw, asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf

"I am the most loyal player money can buy."
-Don Sutton, Pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics and California Angels

"Ninety percent of the game is half mental."
-Jim Wohford

"What's everyone blaming me for? Blame Felix. I wouldn't have hit into the double-plays if he hadn't hit singles."
-Joe Torre of the Mets after tying a major league record by hitting into four double-plays, each time after Felix Millan had singled just before Torre came to the plate (July 21, 1975).

"Always root for the winner. That way you won't be disappointed."
-Tug McGraw

"It's permanent, for now."
-Cincinnati Red Roberto Kelly, announcing his new name would be "Bobby."


Better make it six; I can't eat eight."
-Pitcher Dan Osinski, when a waitress asked if he wanted his pizza cut into six or eight slices

"Me and George and Billy are two of a kind."
-Baseball player Mickey Rivers, on his relationship with George Steinbrenner and Billy Martin

"Sometimes they write what I say and not what I mean."
-Pedro Guerrero, on sportswriters

"It's a partial sellout."
-Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray, trying not to say the game has only drawn 6,000 fans.

"A lot of good ballgames on tomorrow, but we're going to be right here with the Cubs and the Mets."
-Thom Brennaman, Chicago Cubs broadcaster.

"I don't care what the tape says. I didn't say it."
-Football coach Ray Malavasi


"Defensively, I think it's important for us to tackle."
-Karl Mecklenburg, Denver Broncos linebacker, before Super Bowl XXIV

"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
-Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann

and a ton more :)

BB2W
05-07-2006, 02:37 PM
I always liked this one...


- "I believe in Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve." Kordell Stewart

link: http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/columnists/20020524cook5.asp

tony hipchest
05-07-2006, 02:39 PM
this has officialy become my favorite sports quote:

"I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf."
-Tug McGraw, asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf :sofunny:


chad johnsons color tv quote belongs on this list

HburgXL06
05-07-2006, 03:26 PM
this has officialy become my favorite sports quote:

"I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf."
-Tug McGraw, asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf :sofunny:


chad johnsons color tv quote belongs on this list


How did chad's quote go again?

BuFu

BB2W
05-07-2006, 03:27 PM
Here's a good one...

- "I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father." Greg Norman

tony hipchest
05-07-2006, 03:48 PM
How did chad's quote go again?

BuFuhttp://forums.steelersfever.com/showthread.php?t=6965

check out the awesom photoshop job done by madrax

3 to be 4
05-07-2006, 03:56 PM
"Thats what they get for building a Stadium so close to the ocean"

- Oil Can Boyd talking about the snow during a
game at Clevelands Municipal Stadium

tony hipchest
05-07-2006, 04:31 PM
"we are world champions of the world"
cincinatti reds rob dibble

"absolutely, positively, 100% innocent your honor"
o.j. simpson

anything emmitt smith has ever said. that is one illiterate fool.

BB2W
05-07-2006, 04:35 PM
"we are world champions of the world"
cincinatti reds rob dibble
I remember that one... that was at the Reds Championship Parade after they won the World Series.

Ohio Steeler
05-07-2006, 04:37 PM
how about

"Well, either side could win it, or it could be a draw."
-Ron Atkinson

"I'm not an athlete. I'm a professional baseball player."
-John Kruk

"Like they say, it ain't over till the fat guy swings."
-Phillies catcher Darren Daulton on stocky first baseman John Kruk.

"I'm rich. What am I supposed to do, hide it?"
-Detroit Tiger Lou Whitaker, arriving in a stretch limo for a players' union meeting during the 1994 baseball strike.

"I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf."
-Tug McGraw, asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf

"I told [GM] Roland Hemond to go out and get me a big name pitcher. He said, 'Dave Wehrmeister's got 11 letters. Is that a big enough name for you ?'"
-Eddie Eichorn, White Sox owner

"Raise the urinals."
-Darrel Chaney on how management could keep the Braves on their toes

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

"I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."
New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season

"He treats us like men. He lets us wear earings."
Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John
Jenkins

"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1966

HburgXL06
05-07-2006, 05:22 PM
http://forums.steelersfever.com/showthread.php?t=6965

check out the awesom photoshop job done by madrax

Thanks, and yea that is a great photoshop pic.

BuFu

3 to be 4
05-07-2006, 10:09 PM
How about Kenny Anderson the day the NBA players strike ended, he was walking down a street in NYC when a camera caught him saying to a kid seeking an autograph,"Get outta my way, kid, i gotta go find my car" Nice.

pitt
05-08-2006, 12:15 AM
"absolutely, positively, 100% innocent your honor"
o.j. simpson



LMAO

steelerdude
05-08-2006, 11:02 AM
"Who dey"
--the bungel nation after clinching the 2005 AFC North title.

83-Steelers-43
05-08-2006, 01:54 PM
"All of the Mets' road wins against Los Angeles this year have been at Dodger Stadium."
- Ralph Kiner, NY Sportscaster

HburgXL06
05-08-2006, 02:43 PM
"Who dey"
--the bungel nation after clinching the 2005 AFC North title.

I think that was more of a dumb question.....either way we answered a dumb question wit a smart answer...."WE DEY!!"

BuFu