By Jimmie Foxx...
"I hope Mays hits 600. For twenty-five years, they thought only left-handers
could hit the long ones. They even teach right-handed youngsters to hit
"But if I had broken Ruth's record it wouldn't have made any difference.
Oh, it might have put a few more dollars in my pocket, but there was only
About Jimmie Foxx...
"He has muscles in his hair."
"I'd rather not throw the ball at all."
Gomez to Bill Dickey, trying to decide how to pitch to Jimmie Foxx.
"When Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, he and all the space scientists
were puzzled by an unidentifiable white object. I knew immediately what
it was. That was a home run ball hit off me in 1973 by Jimmie Foxx."
"If I were catching blindfolded, I'd always know when it was Foxx
who connected. He hit the ball harder than anyone else."