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Walter Alston

Alston in 1955
First baseman / Manager
Born: (1911-12-01)December 1, 1911
Venice, Ohio
Died: October 1, 1984(1984-10-01) (aged 72)
Oxford, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right

Look at misfortune the same way you look at success – Don’t Panic! Do you best and forget the consequences.
Walt Alston
I’d rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I’m a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you’re going to lose some too.
Walt Alston
Fans tend to get too excited by streaks of either kind and I think the press does too. There should be a happy medium.
Walt Alston
More than anyone else, Hank Aaron made me wish I wasn't a manager.
Perhaps the truest axiom in baseball is that the toughest thing to do is repeat.
Walt Alston
It's not the winter that bothers me - it's the summers.