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Top 10 Dumb Sports Quotes & Bloopers of All Time


1. Well, I see in the game in Minnesota that Terry Felton has relieved himself on the mound in the second inning. — Fred White, Kansas City Royals sportscaster, reading a wire-service summary that mistakenly showed the same starter and relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins.

2. “I’ve never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.” – Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward.

3. “We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.” – Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks.

4. “I’ve won at every level, except college and pro.”
-Shaquille O’Neal, on his lack of championships.

5. “I quit school in the sixth grade because of pneumonia. Not because I had it, but because I couldn’t spell it.”
-Boxing great Rocky Graziano

6. “I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father”
-Greg Norman

7. “I’m rich. What am I supposed to do, hide it?”
-Detroit Tiger Lou Whitaker, arriving in a stretch limo for a players’ union meeting during the 1994 baseball strike.

8. “The doctors X-rayed my head and found nothing.”
Dizzy Dean explaining how he felt after being hit on the head by a ball in the 1934 World Series.

9. “I can play in the center, on the right, and occasionally on the left side.” – soccer star David Beckham, asked if he was a “volatile” player.

10. “Half this game is ninety per cent mental.” – Danny Ozark, Philadelphia Phillies manager.


Honorable mention:

“There is one word in America that says it all, and that word is, ‘You never know.'”
-Pitcher Joaquin Andujar

“That’s why I don’t talk. Because I talk too much.”
-Joaquin Andujar

Funny Sports Bloopers: Dumb quotes by athletes and sports celebrities


“I can play in the center, on the right, and occasionally on the left side.” – soccer star David Beckham, asked if he was a “volatile” player.

Sorry, I don’t know much about you. I don’t follow tennis.”
Christina Aguilera to Tiger Woods, after he told her he loved her music.

“I’ve never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.” – Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward.

“We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.” – Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks.

“Half this game is ninety per cent mental.” – Danny Ozark, Philadelphia Phillies manager

Well, I see in the game in Minnesota that Terry Felton has relieved himself on the mound in the second inning. — Fred White, Kansas City Royals sportscaster, reading a wire-service summary that mistakenly showed the same starter and relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins.

“One good bit of news for England is that Ian Bothams groin is back to full strength.” — BBC Radio Announcer Eleanor Oldroyd.

“I’m rich. What am I supposed to do, hide it?”
-Detroit Tiger Lou Whitaker, arriving in a stretch limo for a players’ union meeting during the 1994 baseball strike.


“I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf.”
-Tug McGraw, asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf

“I told [GM] Roland Hemond to go out and get me a big name pitcher. He said, ‘Dave Wehrmeister’s got 11 letters. Is that a big enough name for you ?'”
-Eddie Eichorn, White Sox owner

“Raise the urinals.”
-Darrel Chaney on how management could keep the Braves on their toes

“The only reason I don’t like playing in the World Series is I can’t watch myself play.”
-Reggie Jackson

“They shouldn’t throw at me. I’m the father of five or six kids.”
-Baseball player Tito Fuentes, after getting hit by a pitch.

“I’m a 4-wheel-drive pickup type of guy. So is my wife.”
-Baseball player Mike Greenwell

“It’s permanent, for now.”
-Cincinnati Red Roberto Kelly, announcing his new name would be “Bobby.”

“There is one word in America that says it all, and that word is, ‘You never know.'”
-Pitcher Joaquin Andujar

“That’s why I don’t talk. Because I talk too much.”
-Joaquin Andujar

Stupid Sports Quotes, Bloopers and Dumb Mistatements

 

 

These are some of the best sport quotes and bloopers mistatements:

 

 

“Sometimes they write what I say and not what I mean.”
-Pedro Guerrero, on sportswriters

“Sure. I’m proud to be an American.”
-Cincinnati Reds rookie pitcher Steve Foster, asked by a Canadian customs agent if he had anything to declare.

“The Yankees are only interested in one thing, and I don’t know what that is.”
-Former Yankee outfielder Louos Polonia

“It’s a partial sellout.”
-Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray, trying not to say the game has only drawn 6,000 fans.

“Why does everybody stand up and sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ when they’re already there?”
-Larry Anderson, MLB pitcher

“Models are like baseball players. We make a lot of money quickly, but all of a sudden we’re 30 years old, we don’t have a college education, we’re qualified for nothing, and we’re used to a very nice lifestyle. The best thing is to marry a movie star”
-Cindy Crawford to the BBC

“I was thinking about making a comeback, until I pulled a muscle vacuuming.”
-Johnny Bench

I don’t care what the tape says. I didn’t say it.”
-Football coach Ray Malavasi

Most of my clichés aren’t original.”
-Chuck Knox, when he coached the Rams.

“Left hand, right hand, it doesn’t matter. I’m amphibious.”
-Charles Shackleford of the NCSU basketball team

“Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points, they almost always win.”
-Doug Collins

“I’ve won at every level, except college and pro.”
-Shaquille O’Neal, on his lack of championships.

“Are you any relation to your brother Marv?”
-Basketball player Leon Wood to announcer Steve Albert

“I’m going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes.”
-Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh

“I don’t want to shoot my mouth in my foot, but those are games we can win.”
-Sherman Douglas

Better teams win more often than the teams that are not so good.”
-Tom Watt, ex-Maple Leaves coach (his team was not so good)

“I quit school in the sixth grade because of pneumonia. Not because I had it, but because I couldn’t spell it.”
-Boxing great Rocky Graziano

“He’s a guy who gets up at six o’clock in the morning regardless of what time it is.”
-Lou Duva, Veteran boxing trainer, on the spartan training regimen of heavyweight Andrew Golota, 1996.

“He’s the man of the hour at this particular moment.”
-Don King

“You can sum up this sport in two words: You never know.”
-Lou Duva, boxing trainer

“I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father”
-Greg Norman

“His nerves. His memory. And I can’t remember the third thing.”
-Lee Trevino on the three things that go as a golfer ages.

“I don’t think anywhere is there a symbiotic relationship between caddie and player like there is in golf.”
-Johnny Miller, TV analyst and pro golfer.

“Then I was skinnier. I hit it better, I putted better, and I could see better. Other than that, everything is the same.”
-PGA Senior Tour player Homero Blancas.

“My handicap is that I don’t have a big enough beer cooler for the back of my golf cart.”
-Pro football linebacker Rick D’Amico, on his golf handicap.

“(We) should be allowed to wear shorts. God almighty, (LPGA) women are allowed to wear ’em, and we’ve got better legs than they do.”
-Greg Norman

 

 

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