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By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I don't mind getting beaten, but I hate to lose.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

You don't face Nolan Ryan without your rest. He's the only guy I go against that makes me go to bed before midnight.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

The only difference between me and those other great Yankees is my skin color.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Hitting is better than sex.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

True success is one of the greatest needs. Success is not something you stumble onto or come to by accident. It is something you must sincerely prepare for. Take a good look at successes, and you'll see he same consistent qualities all the time - qualities of one's character that make one strive for a goal with a standard of unmatched excellence.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I'm the straw that stirs the drink.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Babe Ruth was great. I'm just lucky.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I couldn't quit, because of all the kids, and the blacks, and the little people pulling for me. I represent both the underdog and the overdog in our society.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

People think I hate Billy Martin. I don't. I hate some of the things he did. And I will say I don't understand him. Billy Martin is not an intellectual, but there is a cunningness to him that is something to behold.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Just like every other kid in my grade school, I was listening to my little radio plug in my ear when Mickey Mantle hit 18 post-season homers and won series after series for the Yankees. I listened and I learned from that. I think he was the original 'Mr. October,' but thank god it didn't stick.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Once you realize how good you really are, you never settle for playing less than your best.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I'll tell you what makes a great manager: A great manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are. He forces you to have a good opinion of yourself. He lets you know he believes in you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

The will to win is worthless if you don't get paid for it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Blind people come to the park just to hear him pitch.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Fans don't boo nobodies.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

So many ideas come to you and you want to try them all, but you can't. You're like a mosquito in a nudist colony, you don't know where to start.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I was reminded that when we lose and I strike out, a billion people in China don't care.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

If I played in New York, they'd name a candy bar after me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

When you take a pitch and line it somewhere, it's like you've thought of something and put it with beautiful clarity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Please God, let me hit one. I'll tell everybody you did it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

It's a fickle town, a tough town. They getcha, boy. They don't let you escape with minor scratches and bruises. They put scars on you here.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Every hitter likes fastballs, just like everybody likes ice cream. But you don't like it when someone's stuffing it into you by the gallon. That's what it feels like when Nolan Ryan's thrown balls by you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

October: that's when they pay off for playing ball.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

When you've played this game for ten years and gone to bat seven-thousand times and gotten two-thousand hits do you know what that really means? It means you've gone zero for five-thousand.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I am the best in baseball.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I didn't come to New York to be a star. I brought my star with me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Home run hitters strike out a lot.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Sometimes I underestimate the magnitude of me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Reggie Jackson

The reason I'm a Yankee is that George Steinbrenner out hustled everybody else.