Facts about Frank Robinson

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Frank Robinson is a famous Athlete from USA, he/she is 84 years old and still alive, born August 31, 1935.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Frank.

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Famous quotes by Frank Robinson (19)


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"If he can hit, he can hit. I don't care if he came from Class Z league"
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"Pitchers did me a favor when they knocked me down. It made me more determined. I wouldn't let that pitcher get me out. They say you can't hit if you're on your back, but I didn't hit on my back. I got up"
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"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"
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"I know a lot of people on the field - players, coaches, managers - are glad that I'm gone"
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"You have to have a short memory as a closer"
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"The way we're going... if I called up another pitcher, he'd just hang up the phone on me"
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"I just didn't have anything to say, so I said nothing"
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"I haven't seen a player in this game, as long as I've been in it, that can't be pitched to... Barry is an outstanding ballplayer. I respect him an awful lot. I also have confidence in my pitchers that they can pitch to Barry Bonds and get him out"
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"I always tried to do the best. I knew I couldn't always be the best, but I tried to be"
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"Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades"
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"But I'm not going to walk Barry Bonds, like some teams do, in the first inning with nobody on"
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"It's nice to come into a town and be referred to as the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager"
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"At least when it's in French, I won't know what the heck they're saying"
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"No, I don't think my presence will cause an increase in black attendance at Cleveland"
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"The fan is the one who suffers. He cheers a guy to a .350 season then watches that player sign with another team. When you destroy fan loyalties, you destroy everything"
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"People come out to see the players. When do you see a manager anyway? When he's out on the field arguing with the umpires, making a fool of himself and you know you can't win, and when he brings out the line-up card"
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"Managers don't have as much leverage as they used to have. We can't really be the boss"
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"If the guys on the bench were as good as the guys you have out there, they'd be out there in first place"
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"All in all, I wouldn't call it a bad outing. It was a short outing"


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