The players make the manager, it's never the other way.
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Just give me 25 guys on the last year of their contracts; I'll win a pennant every year.
It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans, who have waited like Detroit's have, that their team won't win it this year. But it's better than lying to them.
Managing is not running, hitting, or stealing. Managing is getting your players to put out one hundred percent year after year.
People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it.
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