Posts Tagged 'Rogers Honsby'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/25/17

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People ask me what I do in Winter when there’s no baseball.  I’ll tell you what I do.  I stare out the window and wait for Spring.”   —   Rogers Hornsby

(This one has a very familiar ring to it.  Maybe they’ve used it before in the Cryptoquote?  WordPress does a pretty good job of linking similar posts, so I guess I’ll find out for sure after I post this.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/26/15

Cincinnati Redlegs manager Rogers Hornsby, who...

Cincinnati Redlegs manager Rogers Hornsby, who said that Landrith would be a key to the success of the 1953 club. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

People ask me what I do in Winter when there’s no baseball.  . . . I stare out the window and wait for Spring.”   —   Rogers Hornsby

(I guess the man had a dry sense of humor.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/08/10

Rogers Hornsby in 1928

Image via Wikipedia

I don’t want to play golf.  When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.”   — Rogers Hornsby

(The numbers this guy put up were simply remarkable!  Especially, when you consider such factors as; his first 5 years were under the old “dead ball era“, they also played 8 fewer games in his playing years – 154 then to 162 now – and in 1918 and 1919 they played shortened 140 game seasons due to WWI, plus he had a number of years – 12, or so – as a player/manger.  Wearing two hats might come naturally to some, but there’s a reason why you don’t often hear of guys doing both, especially for 12 years!)   — YUR


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