” I got the nickname ‘Deacon’ because I didn’t swear, didn’t drink, went to church, and did quite a bit of speaking in other churches, youth groups, and so forth. “


” I played against a lot of guys, a lot of good players, and I remember those guys. They’re friends now. They weren’t then. You wanted to beat them. “


” Sometimes you’re going to be shoved into a corner, and even though it’s against your principles, against the way that you like to play the game, you’re going to have to protect your own players. “


” You sign a contract, and you abide by the contract. And sometimes my turn would come around on Sunday. Even though I didn’t like to play baseball on Sunday, it was my job. “


” I could not have taken what he took, sliding into second base and having a guy stand over you and spit on you, call you every name in the book. Believe me, for him not to respond, to ignore it and not retaliate, you can’t say enough good about Jackie. “


” At 87, I have to keep moving because, if I sit down, you never know what might happen. “


” I said, ‘Maz, if I hadn’t screwed up that Game 7, you wouldn’t be in the Hall of Fame. “


” Today, you hit.230, and you get a million and a half and think you’re underpaid. “



All 8 Vernon Law Quotes about You in picture


I got the nickname
I played against a lot of guys, a lot of good players, and I remember those guys. They


Sometimes you
You sign a contract, and you abide by the contract. And sometimes my turn would come around on Sunday. Even though I didn
I could not have taken what he took, sliding into second base and having a guy stand over you and spit on you, call you every name in the book. Believe me, for him not to respond, to ignore it and not retaliate, you can
At 87, I have to keep moving because, if I sit down, you never know what might happen.
I said,
Today, you hit.230, and you get a million and a half and think you
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