Alvin Dark Quotes

 

Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That’s baseball as it should be played – in God’s own sunshine. And that’s really living.

— Alvin Dark

The Lord taught me to love everybody, but the last ones I learned to love were the sportswriters.

— Alvin Dark

A manager doesn’t hear the cheers.

— Alvin Dark

A fellow has to have faith in God above and Rollie Fingers in the bullpen.

— Alvin Dark

Friendships are forgotten when the game begins.

— Alvin Dark

In this game of baseball, you live by the sword and die by it. You hit and get hit. Remember that.

— Alvin Dark

The Giants were supposed to have a new motto, ‘Shut up and deal.’

— Alvin Dark

Slow thinkers are part of the game too. Some of these slow thinkers can hit a ball a long way.

— Alvin Dark

The writers want to know were you made your mistake, no how well your curve is breaking.

— Alvin Dark

Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist.

— Alvin Dark

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