” I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you’re inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you’ve never seen before. If they do, I’m still looking for it. “


” I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That’s when you’ve got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing’s a joke to me. I don’t feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face. “


” You can only milk a cow so long, then you’re left holding the pail. “


” The thing I like about baseball is that it’s one-on-one. You stand up there alone, and if you make a mistake, it’s your mistake. If you hit a home run, it’s your home run. “


” I tell young people – including my granddaughter – there is no shortcut in life. You have to take it one step at a time and work hard. And you have to give back. “


” Sure, this country has a black president, but when you look at a black president, President Obama is left with his foot stuck in the mud from all of the Republicans with the way he’s treated. “


” For many years, even after Jackie Robinson, baseball was so segregated, really. You just didn’t expect us to have a chance to do anything. Baseball was meant for the lily-white. “


” Too bad integration didn’t come sooner, because there were so many ballplayers that could have made the major leagues. That’s why, you look back, and – not to take away anything from Babe Ruth or some of those other guys – they didn’t play against the greatest ballplayers in the world. “



All 8 Hank Aaron Quotes about You in picture


I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you
I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That


You can only milk a cow so long, then you
The thing I like about baseball is that it
I tell young people - including my granddaughter - there is no shortcut in life. You have to take it one step at a time and work hard. And you have to give back.
Sure, this country has a black president, but when you look at a black president, President Obama is left with his foot stuck in the mud from all of the Republicans with the way he
For many years, even after Jackie Robinson, baseball was so segregated, really. You just didn
Too bad integration didn
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