Quote of the Day
“A man's got to keep playing if he's fit. Don't quit until every base is uphill.”
-- Babe Ruth, recovering from cancer surgery, to Hank Greenberg, who was visiting him in his hospital room before reporting to spring training, Feb. 1946. As recounted in John Rosengren's book, “Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes,” pg. 305.
Babe Ruth on Babe Ruth Day, 1947. It would be his last visit to Yankee Stadium.