My 5 top quotes by Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog

Sun, Jul 25
12:50
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Congratulation to Whitey Herzog for entering the Hall of Fame Sunday. In honor of his induction, listed below is five of the best quotes about him.

Five Top Whitey Herzog Quotes

1. "Baseball has been good to me since I quit trying to play it."

-- Whitey Herzog, on his future

2. "What we could use is a couple of shutouts, but I don't know if that would be good enough to win."

-- Whitey Herzog, on a weak-hitting Cardinal team that he managed

3. "Your life or mine?"

-- Whitey Herzog, after being offered a lifetime contract by 80-year-old Cardinals owner Gussie Busch

4. "He got hit so hard that I had to get all the married men off the field."

-- Whitey Herzog, on pitcher Ken Dayley

5. "If they fire me, I'll be the highest paid fisherman in the country."

-- Whitey Herzog, on rumors about being fired

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