Blue Bonnet Margerine (with Mickey Mantle; early 80s)
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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You know, a lot of people said when I was forty, I should quit, but I don't think so. You should play as long as you can and as long as you enjoy the game. In '73, I wasn't enjoying the game, so I quit in May, I retired, and they wouldn't let me retire. So I finished up in the World Series. But I say to players: Play as long as you can, because you only have one chance.
Was forced to sever all ties with baseball by then-commissioner Bowie Kuhn
after taking a job with the Bally Corporation; was reinstated by Kuhn's successor, Peter Ueberroth
, in the mid-1980s.