Originally Posted by chicoruiz
Lefty Gomez -Someone whose life I would have liked to have lived. A great pitcher and a funny, funny guy. You could fill a book with Lefty Gomez quotes; I'll give you just one sample: "When I was called in from the bullpen in a tough situation, a lot of thoughts went through my head. One was, 'Should I spike myself?'".
"I talked to the ball a lot of times in my career. I yelled, "Go foul. Go foul."
"I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish."
"I was the worst hitter ever. I never even broke a bat until last year when I was backing out of the garage."