Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Mel Ott
Melvin Ott
Mel Ott.
BornMarch 2, 1909
Gretna, Louisiana
DiedNovember 21, 1958
New Orleans, Louisiana
Baseball player. Hit 511 home runs in a 22-year career with the New York Giants (1926-1947). Manager of the New York Giants 1942-1948. Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1951.

The repository contains one quote from Mel Ott.


Every time I sign a ball, and there have been thousands, I thank my luck that I wasn’t born Coveleski or Wambsgnass or Peckinpaugh.