League of Their Own, A

League of Their Own, A quotes

12 total quotes (ID: 336)

Ernie Capadino
Jimmy Dugan
Kit Keller


[trying to persuade Dottie Hinson not to quit the team] It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard...is what makes it great.


[to Marla Hooch, when they are reluctant to board a train] Are you coming? See, how it works is, the train moves, not the station.

[to the Peaches' homely chaperone] By the way, I loved you in the Wizard of Oz.

[to an umpire] Did anyone ever tell you, you look like a penis with that little hat on?

[to Evelyn] Rogers Hornsby was my manager and he called me a talking pile of pig shit - and that was when my parents drove all the way down from Michigan to see me play the game. And did I cry?

[resentfully explaining how her father introduces his two daughters] This is our daughter Dottie, and this is our other daughter...Dottie's sister.

[dropping off Dottie and Kit at the tryouts] Hey cowgirls, see the grass? Don't eat it.

[to a salesman] You know, if I had your job, I'd kill myself.

[while being surrounded by chickens] Get these wild animals away from me. Haven't you ever heard of a leash?

What happened? Did you promise the cows you'd write?

Jimmy Dugan: Evelyn, could you come here for a second? Which team do you play for? Evelyn Gardner: Well, I'm a Peach. Jimmy: Well I was just wonderin' why you would throw home when we got a two-run lead. You let the tying run get on second base and we lost the lead because of you. Start using your head. That's the lump that's three feet above your ass. [Evelyn starts to cry.] Jimmy: Are you crying? Are you crying? Are you crying? There's no crying! There's no crying in baseball! Doris Murphy: Why don't you give her a break, Jimmy? Jimmy: Oh, zip it, Doris! Rogers Hornsby was my manager and he called me a talking pile of pig shit - and that was when my parents drove all the way down from Michigan to see me play the game! And did I cry? Evelyn: (inbetween sobs) No, no, no ... Jimmy: Yeah, no! And do you know why? Evelyn: No ... Jimmy: Because there's no crying in baseball. There's no crying in baseball--no crying! Note: the bolded line is ranked #54 in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema.

[Jimmy signs a baseball for a young fan.]
Little boy [reading the inscription]: Avoid the clap, Jimmy Dugan.
Jimmy Dugan: Hey, that's good advice!