"I get tired of hearing my ballplayers bellyache all the time. They should sit in the press box sometime and watch themselves play."
--San Diego Padres president Buzzie Bavasi, 1973
"How can a guy win a game if you don't give him any runs?"
--Robert "Bo" Belinsky, after losing a game 15-0
"That just shows you how this league has gone to hell." - Left-hander Chuck Finley, on his selection as American League player of the week
"When they operated, I told them to put in a Koufax fastball. They did - but it was Mrs. Koufax's." - Tommy John