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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

I always liked Casey Stengel as a manager because he seemed to have a grasp of so many things.
Walter Alston
I'm not afraid to learn from my coaches.
The toughest thing about managing is knowing your personnel and what it can give you under all conditions.
Walter Alston
I do worry about tomorrow's game, but never about next year's job.
Of course managers win ball games.
I put myself through college playing pool.
I’ve won plenty of games by knowing when to take out my pitcher; whom to replace him with; or how to place my infield or outfield to defend properly against the opposing hitter.
Walter Alston