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If your man is a sports enthusiast, you may have to resign yourself to his spouting off in a monotone on a prize fight, football game or pennant race.
Just give me 25 guys on the last year of their contracts; I'll win a pennant every year.
Baseball's Opening Day is full of time-honored traditions: the President throws out the first ball, the Cubs' starting pitcher walks away with a 54.00 ERA, the Royals get mathematically eliminated from the pennant race.
If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start thinking we're not as good as we think we are.
Nobody ever won a pennant without a star shortstop.
And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time.
The Yankees won the pennant, we went on to the World Series, 41 years after that in the city of Toronto. The great city of Toronto, and all the provinces in Canada, everybody reached out and they were excited because we won the first World Series ever, across the border.
I don't think a manager should be judged by whether he wins the pennant, but by whether he gets the most out of the twenty-five men he's been given.
It's hard to win a pennant, but it's harder to lose one.
My idea of heaven is a pennant winner.
No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club. One which bunches two pennants is a good club. But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness.
I don't believe a manager ever won a pennant. Casey Stengel won all those pennants with the Yankees. How many did he win with the Boston Braves and Mets?
Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're going to try and win a pennant.
The team that wins two-thirds of its one run games usually wins the pennant.
Everyone has a budget, I don't care who you are. But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.
I'd rather win a pennant than an Academy Award.
The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three days.
We should have won the pennant that year. It was the best club I was ever on.
Don't believe those tales you hear about my being all-in. Wait until you see me in action for your team and then form your opinion of my worth to your team. I assure you that I am delighted to be a Pirate and that I will do my best to bring another pennant to the Smoky City.
When you're in the middle of a pennant race, you can't go up there thinking about home runs.
There will be a time when everyone on the team is going to contribute to winning a pennant.
No. 1, these guys out here on this field. They keep my energy level up. They try hard, they don't complain about things - and I'd just like to be with them when things are good, and hopefully we can win a pennant together.
We want to add an American League pennant... and to bring the World Series to Arlington.
John F. Kennedy
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