Pee Wee Reese Quotes.
Being Captain of the Dodgers meant representing an organization committed to winning and trying to keep it going. We could have won every year if the breaks had gone right.
If you rush in and out of the clubhouse, you rush in and out of baseball.
Why did they do it? Beats the hell out of me. I was just a scared kid from Kentucky, and these guys had been up in the majors for a while. I guess it was because I was just such a helluva nice kid – if you’ll accept that.
I had only played five games in my senior year in high school. I was not large enough. Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds. I didn’t go with the Dodgers until spring training of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet.
You can hate a man for many reasons. Color is not one of them.
Changing from a player to a coach, I felt like a mosquito in a nudist colony. I didn’t know where to begin.
I didn’t want to play there when I first found out I was sold to Brooklyn, but I’m tickled to death. I’m glad I could play in Brooklyn.
If you had a son, it would be a great thing to have him grow up to be just like Gil Hodges.