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Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long youre up in the stands with them.
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I still remember the entire Boy Scout motto. I don't remember the serial number of my gun in the army. I don't remember the number of my locker in school. But I remember that Boy Scout code.

— Tommy Lasorda

Baseball is played by all countries now, and softball, too.

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All last year we tried to teach him (Fernando Valenzuela) English, and the only word he learned was million.

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I walk into the clubhouse today and it's like walking into the Mayo Clinic. We have four doctors, three therapists and five trainers. Back when I broke in, we had one trainer who carried a bottle of rubbing alcohol, and by the 7th inning he'd already drunk it.

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If you don't root for the Dodgers, you might not get into heaven,

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When we lose, I eat. When we win, I eat. I also eat when we're rained out.

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I've been Catholic all my life, and there's one thing I've never understood. Why didn't the Corinthians write back?

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I wasn't quite sure how a player got to the big leagues. As far as I knew, he was just there one day.

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There are parents out there screaming as if their kid is going to be in the big leagues someday. C'mon. I chew them out if I see that. Maybe they've got their own idea how to do things, but it's wrong. Just be with the kids. Let 'em make errors. Give them all a chance. It's not about winning. It's spirit, togetherness.

— Tommy Lasorda

I managed the Dodgers for 20 years. It's hard to believe that there are only four guys in the history of baseball who managed the same team for 20 years or more. One was owner of the team, Connie Mack. Another was part owner of the team, John McGraw. Then there was my predecessor, Walter Alston, and me. It's amazing. In the 20 years I managed the Dodgers, 210 managers were fired.

— Tommy Lasorda

Bruce Benedict is so slow he'd finish third in a race with a pregnant woman.

— Tommy Lasorda

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