"My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Jim Evans on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Jim Evans on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Jim Evans on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Jim Evans on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Jim Evans on T. S. Eliot
"Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out of position as much as I hustled into position since I really never had any real training. I was working on instincts alone."
"As a whole, the managers today are different in temperament. Most have very good communication skills and are more understanding of the umpire's job. That doesn't mean they are better managers. It just means that I perceive today's managers a bit differently."
"My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing."
"I had a great first year and Mr. MacDonald was my biggest supporter. He gave me the encouragement I needed that first year to get my career started on a positive note."
"Managers have very tough jobs. I always respected their job but demanded respect in return."