Gabe Paul Quotes

Gabriel Howard Paul (January 4, 1910 – April 26, 1998) was an American executive in Major League Baseball who, between 1951 and 1984, served as general manager of the Cincinnati Reds, Houston Colt .45s, Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees. He also served as president of the Indians and Yankees.

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I have to give Mays one edge, durability. Mickey isn't sound and Willie is. Otherwise, if I had a chance to trade for either player, I'd pick Mantle.

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Gaylord (Perry) is a very honorable man. He only calls for the spitter when he needs it.

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Power is a big thing in baseball. It can't be cheapened. That is, a fellow has it or hasn't. It isn't a fluke or great accomplishment, like a perfect game. When Mantle connects, it's a tape-measure job. Nobody who ever lived has more power than Mantle.

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There is no such thing as second place. Either you're first or you're nothing.

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It will revolutionize baseball. It will open a new area of alibis for the players.

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I get a kick out of watching him. Everything he does has that extra flourish.

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The great thing about baseball is that there's a crisis every day.

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