Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Casey Stengel
Charles Stengel
Casey Stengel.
BornJuly 30, 1890
Kansas City, Missouri
DiedSeptember 29, 1975
Glendale, California
Legendary baseball manager who led the New York Yankees to seven World Series championships from 1949 to 1960. The eccentric and avuncular Stengel became the New York Mets' first manager.

The repository contains seven quotes from Casey Stengel.

Growing Old

Age 75:

Most people my age are dead at the present time.

Growing Old

If anyone wants me tell them Iím being embalmed.

Growing Old

There comes a time in every manís life, and Iíve had plenty of them.


Itís easy to get good players. Itís getting them to play together that is the tough part.


The secret of managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided.


Canít anybody here play this game?

Growing OldComebacks

Manager of the New York Yankees, to a young Mickey Mantle, who was surprised that Stengel, age 63, was teaching him baseball fundamentals:

Do you think I was born old?