"Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain"
- Casey Stengel
About this Quote
This quote by Casey Stengel is a tip that life is unpredictable and that we must accept the important things we can not control. It is a tip that no matter how hard we attempt, we can not constantly control the outcome of a situation. The quote is likewise a reminder that we need to be prepared for anything, as there are constantly three possible results to any circumstance: winning, losing, or something unforeseen. Stengel's quote is a reminder that we must be prepared for anything which we must accept the important things we can not control. It is a suggestion that life is unforeseeable which we need to be gotten ready for anything. Ultimately, this quote is a suggestion that we need to accept the things we can not control and be gotten ready for anything.
"I'm a very lucky guy. I had so many people help me over the years that I never had many problems. If I had a problem, I could sit down with someone and they would explain the problem to me, and the problem become like a baseball game"
"You know that a given in life in human nature, is that at a sporting event, a baseball game, a football game, you never introduce a politician, is because he'll be booed. I don't care if he's the most beloved person in the world, its part of the game"
"One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?"
"When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union national or annual meetings. I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing"