Yankee quotes:

  • This must be the legendary Yankee rudeness -- Charlaine Harris
  • Putting the Yankee uniform on every day. -- Joe DiMaggio
  • I'm proud to be a New York Yankee. -- Jacoby Ellsbury
  • I wasn't ever much of a Yankee fan. -- Tom Seaver
  • It's great to be young and a Yankee! -- Waite Hoyt
  • I'm so excited about the new [Yankee] stadium! -- Mark Teixeira
  • I think the good Lord is a Yankee. -- Mariano Rivera
  • It's great to be young and be a Yankee! -- Joe DiMaggio
  • I feel like I've been a Yankee my whole life. -- Johnny Damon
  • Yankee Stadium is a mistake: Not mine - the Giants'. -- Jacob Ruppert
  • My office is at Yankee stadium. Yes, dreams do come true. -- Derek Jeter
  • Most guys who don't like me are either Democrats or Yankee fans. -- Curt Schilling
  • Well, that kind of puts a damper on even a Yankee win. -- Phil Rizzuto
  • I could never wear another uniform. I will forever be a Yankee. -- Jorge Posada
  • I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee. -- Joe DiMaggio
  • The great thing about being a Yankee is that youre always a Yankee. -- Derek Jeter
  • The reason I'm a Yankee is that George Steinbrenner out hustled everybody else. -- Reggie Jackson
  • When you go hard your nays become yays. Yankee stadium with Jays and Kanyes. -- Nicki Minaj
  • Yankee pitchers have had great success this year against Cabrera when they get him out. -- Tim McCarver
  • The biggest thrill I ever had was in 1969, when they held day at Yankee Stadium. -- Mickey Mantle
  • I know only two tunes: one of them is 'Yankee Doodle', and the other isn't. -- Ulysses S. Grant
  • I know only two tunes: one of them is 'Yankee Doodle,' and the other isn't. -- Ulysses S. Grant
  • I love being a Yankee, and it's hard not to. It's a special place to play. -- Mark Teixeira
  • I know a man who is a diamond cutter. He mows the lawn at Yankee Stadium. -- Henny Youngman
  • To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing that could ever happen to a ballplayer. -- Mickey Mantle
  • I was at Yankee Stadium one time at 5 a.m., but that was to buy angel dust -- Artie Lange
  • Remarkable trait in the American Character is the union, not very infrequent, of Yankee cleverness with spiritualism. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • If you saw that Yankee pitching too often, there would be a lot of guys doing different jobs. -- Joe Rudi
  • the virtue of Yankee upbringing spiritually speaking is of more downright value to me than any past heritages. -- Marsden Hartley
  • I may not have been the best Yankee to put on the pinstripes, but I am the proudest. -- Billy Martin
  • I don't want to be gone. I don't want to be somewhere else. I consider myself a Yankee. -- Jorge Posada
  • Here's the thing: I had never been to Boston, my whole life. Probably because I'm a Yankee fan. -- Dash Mihok
  • You look at all the great players that they've had and the potential of playing in Yankee Stadium. -- Nick Johnson
  • After they remodeled Yankee Stadium I didn't feel that the ghosts were there anymore. It just wasn't the same. -- Mickey Mantle
  • I quit drinking, and I figure if I go to ten Yankee games this year without drinking I'll save $32,000. -- Artie Lange
  • You know it as soon as you walk in Yankee Stadium. The electricity is there every time, every day. -- Nomar Garciaparra
  • My heroes, my dreams, and my future lay in Yankee Stadium. And they can't take that away from me. -- Derek Jeter
  • I was always the shame of the family - the one Yankee who was actually born in the North. -- Randy Harrison
  • Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys. -- Bert Campaneris
  • All the songs on Yankee Hotel Foxtrot are the encapsulation of heterosexual love. I have different records for gay sex. -- Margaret Cho
  • When I take the mound in Yankee Stadium I feel like my stuff is going to be better than ever. -- Andy Pettitte
  • I had a dream about you last night... Well I say dream I mean nightmare... you were a Yankee fan. -- Nicole McKay
  • When I was 15 years old, I used to actually dream I was pitching in Yankee Stadium. Bill Dickey was my catcher. -- Tommy Lasorda
  • Coonskin caps, Yankee bats, the Hound Dog man's big start. The A-bomb fears, Annette had ears, I lusted in my heart. -- John Fogerty
  • All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life. -- John Cheever
  • The art of making love, muffled up in furs, in the open air, with the thermometer at Zero, is a Yankee invention. -- John Quincy Adams
  • Babe Ruth made a baseball fan of me. I used to go to Yankee Stadium just to see him come to bat. -- Effa Manley
  • Yankee Stadium is my favorite stadium; I'm not going to lie to you. There's a certain feel you get in Yankee Stadium. -- Derek Jeter
  • When my Yankee career is over I'll play anywhere, but I'm positive that I'll never find a team quite like the Yankees. -- Bernie Williams
  • The Yankee is one who, if he once gets his teeth set on a thing, all creation can't make him let go. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • I can't be the Mayor of L.A. I hate the Dodgers. I'm a Yankee fan. Yankee fans can't ever root for the Dodgers. -- Rudy Giuliani
  • When I first came to Yankee Stadium I used to feel like the ghosts of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were walking around in there. -- Mickey Mantle
  • I've been called a lot of things. But never, and I mean never, could anyone ever make the mistake of calling me a Yankee fan. -- Curt Schilling
  • Yankee Stadium, it's like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them all down. -- Bob Feller
  • It's impossible to explain to a Yankee what `tacky' is. They simply have no word for it up north, but my God, do they ever need one. -- Pat Conroy
  • Our citizens never hesitate to take sides against one another, whether it's Democrats versus Republicans, Coke drinkers opposed to Pepsi enthusiasts or Yankee loyalists against Red Sox aficionados. -- Jen Lancaster
  • My kid was a great baseball player. I thought I had it made. Front-row seats at Yankee Stadium. Then he turned sixteen and wanted to be a rapper. -- James Caan
  • The Yankee: In acuteness and perseverance, he resembles the Scotch. In frugal neatness, he resembles the Dutch. But in truth, a Yankee is nothing else on earth but himself. -- Frances Trollope
  • In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium. -- Reggie Jackson
  • Hopkins is talking about fighting at Yankee Stadium but that's rubbish. If he fought at Yankee Stadium, even the ushers wouldn't want to watch him. Bernard Hopkins couldn't draw breath. -- Bob Arum
  • I am the living death, a Memorial Day on wheels. I am your Yankee Doodle Dandy, your John Wayne come home, your Fourth of July firecracker exploding in the grave. -- Ron Kovic
  • If I were playing today I'd do what Joe DiMaggio said. I'd go knock on the door at Yankee Stadium and when George Steinbrenner answered I'd say, 'Howdy, pardner.' -- Mickey Mantle
  • Ive always been a daydreamer. When the other kids were playing, I was listening to the roar at Yankee Stadium - I was always attracted to the roar of the crowd. -- Puff Daddy
  • I've always been a daydreamer. When the other kids were playing, I was listening to the roar at Yankee Stadium - I was always attracted to the roar of the crowd. -- Sean Combs
  • Even though I was never a Yankee fan until I put on the uniform, when you think about the deep history of this organization, you always knew what the Yankees represented. -- Joe Torre
  • The best thing about being a Yankee is getting to watch Reggie Jackson play every day. The worst thing about being a Yankee? Getting to watch Reggie Jackson play every day -- Graig Nettles
  • To pitch a perfect game wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium, it's unbelievable. Growing up a Yankee fan, to come out here and make history, it really is a dream come true. -- David Wells
  • One of the best things about being a Yankee is that you have guys like Whitey Ford, Phil Rizzuto, Ron Guidry and Reggie Jackson wandering around the locker room offering you advice. -- Derek Jeter
  • I was known as a Yankee killer. My best year against them was 1953. I beat them five times and shut them out four times. You just played a little harder against them. -- Mel Parnell
  • I know what kind of pitcher Whitey was, and I know what kind of person Whitey is. It makes me feel proud to be a Yankee. We're keeping this in the family. -- Mariano Rivera
  • It was a death struggle every day being a Yankee you either won or you lost. There was no second place. Half of us were nuts by the end of a season. -- Jerry Coleman
  • I've kicked at Notre Dame the past four years, I've been in frigid cold weather, snow. I've kicked at Yankee Stadium in December, so whatever is thrown at me I'm able to do. -- Kyle Brindza
  • Hawthorne has given us a tradition that some people refer to as Yankee Magic Realism, and I do think there is a certain quality to the landscape that definitely leads into the dark woods. -- Alice Hoffman
  • It is plain and demonstrable, that much ale is not good for Yankee, and operates differently upon them from what it does upon a Briton; ale must be drank in a fog and a drizzle. -- Herman Melville
  • Cameron Indoor Stadium is a special place in sports and there's really nothing else out there quite like it. Anytime I'm inside Cameron, I've got memories. Cameron is like Yankee Stadium or the old Boston Garden. -- Grant Hill
  • You're never going to be a Yankee for a day, or you're never going to be a Laker, but with Pro-Ams, they allow you to feel like you're a professional golfer and play under their conditions. -- George Lopez
  • During the 1920s New York Yankee owner Jacob Ruppert once described his perfect afternoon at Yankee Stadium. 'It's when the Yankees score eight runs in the first inning,' Ruppert said, 'and then slowly pull away.' -- Peter Golenbock
  • The history of [Mariano] Rivera is pretty unbelievable. And even if you're not a Yankee or a baseball fan, you have to appreciate the tradition. He gets respect from Boston fans and Phillies fans, and I love tradition. -- Andrea Tantaros
  • If you look at professional baseball in New York, you can get all 162 Yankee games on television anytime you want. But people still go to the ballpark because they are two different experiences. It's the same with film. -- Patrick Whitesell
  • Around New York, I used to hear that expression, 'Once a Dodger, always a Dodger.' But how about, 'Once a Yankee, always a Yankee?' There never was anything better than that. You never get over it. -- Tony Lazzeri
  • I'm proud to have been a Yankee. But I have found more happiness and contentment since I came back home to San Francisco than any man has a right to deserve. This is the friendliest city in the world. -- Joe DiMaggio
  • Many of the people who are most considered anti-American would love to partake of the American dream: the unspoken slogan of many protesters outside U.S. embassies abroad is really: 'Yankee go home, but take me with you.' -- Shashi Tharoor
  • The Grand Ole Opry, to a country singer, is what Yankee Stadium is to a baseball player. Broadway to an actor. It's the top of the ladder, the top of the mountain. You don't just play the Opry; you live it. -- Bill Anderson
  • I always appreciated the ex-players. Being a Yankee, you get spoiled. Old-Timers Day, all these guys coming back, spring training, being around them, you get a chance to get to know them. So I always think you learn a lot by listening. -- Derek Jeter
  • The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives. -- Henry A. Wallace
  • Maybe we've been brainwashed by 130 years of Yankee history, but Southern identity now has more to do with food, accents, manners, music than the Confederate past. It's something that's open to both races, a variety of ethnic groups and people who move here. -- John Shelton Reed
  • Mayor de Blasio said that whenever he goes to a Yankee game he gets sick and tired of people booing and giving him the finger. Hey, what do you want? You're the mayor of New York City. It comes with the gig, pal. -- David Letterman
  • Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium as well as on the road people were on my back. The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me. I was drained of all my desire to play baseball. -- Roger Maris
  • I remember one game when I pitched in Yankee Stadium and gave up five runs in the first inning. It would have been easy to quit, but I shut 'em out the rest of the way, and we came back and won the game. -- Hal Newhouser
  • There is a feeling when you are in Yankee Stadium that it is a very sacred ground you are walking on and you know you had the same feelings that other great players have had in other eras that played right there on that field. -- Cal Ripken, Jr.
  • I've been a Danish prince, a Texas slave-dealer, an Arab sheik, a Cheyenne Dog Soldier, and a Yankee navy lieutenant in my time, among other things, and none of 'em was as hard to sustain as my lifetime's impersonation of a British officer and gentleman. -- George MacDonald Fraser
  • I've been a Danish prince, a Texas slave-dealer, an Arab sheik, a Cheyenne Dog Soldier, and a Yankee navy lieutenant in my time, among other things, and none of 'em was as hard to sustain as my lifetime's impersonation of a British officer and gentleman." -- George MacDonald Fraser
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  • I belong a Yankee. I'm really happy that I got the chance to sign a good contract, and really happy that I got the chance to stay with the Yankees. Going elsewhere, I was going to hear the offers, but the Yankees made it really tough. -- Jorge Posada
  • Most great writers suffer and have no idea how good they are. Most bad writers are very confident. Be willing to be a child and be the Lilliputian in the world of Gulliver, the bat girl in Yankee Stadium. That's a more fruitful way to be. -- Mary Karr
  • That's why you can't be a true Yankee without winter: because all the best pleasures are earned - the fire, the fried oysters; the warmer seasons, too. Who knows the real worth of summer at the beach without a good taste of the seaside in winter? -- Julia Glass
  • New England clam chowder, made as it should be, is a dish to preach about, to chant praises and sing hymns and burn incense before. [...] It is as American as the Stars and Stripes, as patriotic as the national Anthem. It is Yankee Doodle in a kettle. -- Joseph C. Lincoln
  • If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism. -- Fidel Castro
  • I want to thank the good lord for making me a yankee -- Joe DiMaggio
  • YANKEE, n. In Europe, an American. In the Northern States of our Union, a New Englander. In the Southern States the word is unknown. -- Ambrose Bierce