Quotes by Leo Durocher

As long as I've got a chance to beat you I'm going to take it.
– Leo Durocher
Buy a steak for a player on another club after the game, but don't even speak to him on the field. Get out there and beat them to death.
– Leo Durocher
Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you.
– Leo Durocher
God watches over drunks and third baseman.
– Leo Durocher
How you play the game is for college ball. When you're playing for money, winning is the only thing that matters.
– Leo Durocher
I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren't any rules, how could you break them?
– Leo Durocher
I come to win.
– Leo Durocher
I made a game effort to argue but two things were against me: the umpires and the rules.
– Leo Durocher
I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes.
– Leo Durocher
If I were playing third base and my mother were rounding third with the run that was going to beat us, I'd trip her. Oh, I'd pick her up and brush her off and say, Sorry, Mom, but nobody beats me.
– Leo Durocher
If you don't win, you're going to be fired. If you do win, you've only put off the day you're going to be fired.
– Leo Durocher
In order to become a big-league manager you have to be in the right place at the right time. That's rule number one.
– Leo Durocher
In the olden days, the umpire didn't have to take any courses in mind reading. The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you.
– Leo Durocher
Nice guys finish last.
– Leo Durocher
Nobody ever won a pennant without a star shortstop.
– Leo Durocher
Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.
– Leo Durocher
Some guys are admired for coming to play, as the saying goes. I prefer those who come to kill.
– Leo Durocher
What are we out at the park for, except to win?
– Leo Durocher
Win any way you can as long as you can get away with it.
– Leo Durocher
You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it.
– Leo Durocher