Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, June 12, 2001

Miami Herald: Miceli no match for Earl Weaver

My favorite manager of all time weighs in on the Miceli/Boles situation.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 12, 2001 at 01:12 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags:

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Cris E Posted: June 12, 2001 at 03:06 PM (#69258)
``I saw what Miceli said about not respecting his manager because [John] Boles never played in the big leagues,'' Weaver says. ``You tell Miceli for me that the closest I ever got to playing in the big leagues was wearing a major-league uniform in spring training in 1952. And I can manage the next two years starting right now and not win a single ballgame, and I'd still be over .500 for my career.''

You gotta love a guy like this. It's great when someone who a drip like Miceli might listen to starts a sentence with "You tell Miceli ..."

Anyway, the other Earl quote I always liked was "Ya get them big c*s* who can hit the ball out of the f* ballpark and ya can't make any g*d* mistakes." (Sorry to young children who may be reading.)

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
TedBerg
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP - May 2015: Jeb Bush would like to watch baseball with Teddy Roosevelt and Pitbull
(4165 - 5:53am, May 27)
Last: Fancy Pants Handles lap changes with class

NewsblogCallaspo-for-Uribe trade falls through | www.ajc.com
(29 - 5:51am, May 27)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - May 2015
(2526 - 5:05am, May 27)
Last: stevegamer

NewsblogESPN: Crasnick: Harper Taking Baseball By Storm
(7 - 4:54am, May 27)
Last: Moses Taylor world tour 2015: Singapore

NewsblogOT: 2015 NHL Playoff thread
(541 - 4:53am, May 27)
Last: Moses Taylor world tour 2015: Singapore

NewsblogThe nightmare is happening: The New York Yankees are a very good team - SweetSpot - ESPN
(56 - 4:49am, May 27)
Last: Moses Taylor world tour 2015: Singapore

NewsblogPhillies fans 'don't understand the game,' Ruben Amaro says
(63 - 4:39am, May 27)
Last: Moses Taylor world tour 2015: Singapore

NewsblogPlayer’s View: Kill the Win | FanGraphs Baseball
(28 - 3:13am, May 27)
Last: filihok

NewsblogAT&T Ad Showing First Woman In Major League Baseball Draws Strong Reactions
(282 - 2:32am, May 27)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogHardball Talk: Phillies Unhappy About Soft Music At Nationals Park
(19 - 2:18am, May 27)
Last: Into the Void

NewsblogMariners notebook: Cano looks back to 2008 struggles in effort to keep even keel as current slump deepens | Mariners Insider - The News Tribune
(6 - 1:50am, May 27)
Last: Cloude Atlas (Voxter)

Newsblog5-26-15 OMNICHATTER
(133 - 1:40am, May 27)
Last: Randomly Fluctuating Defensive Metric

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(1110 - 1:23am, May 27)
Last: Howling John Shade

NewsblogHolding Separate Elections For Player and Non-Player Candidates Would Greatly Improve the Hall of Fame's Era Ballot Vote Process
(41 - 12:27am, May 27)
Last: Dr. Vaux

NewsblogSabermetric Research: Do defensive statistics overrate the importance of fielding?
(27 - 10:17pm, May 26)
Last: cardsfanboy

Page rendered in 0.1543 seconds
47 querie(s) executed