They are successful, they are admired, they are what every young kid wants to be like, but they are also HUMAN! I have compiled a list of the 15 funniest quotes by our favorite athletes.
Chuck Nevitt - Former NC State Center
"My sister is expecting a baby, and I don't know if i'm going to be an uncle or aunt." (When his coach asked him why he was nervous during practice)
Jason Kidd - Dallas Mavericks Basketball player
"We are going to turn this team around 360 degrees"
Shaquille O'Neal - NBA Center
"I can't really remember the names of all the clubs we went to." (After a reporter asked him if he visited the Parthenon in Greece)
Yogi Berra - Former NY Yankees Catcher
"Baseball is 90% mental. The other half is physical."
Joe Theissman - Former Washington Redskins QB
"You can't call anybody who plays Football a genius. A genius is someone like Norman Einstein."
Dennis Rodman - Former Chicago Bulls Forward
"Chemistry is a class you take in High School or College where you figure out that 2 plus 2 is 10, or something."
Lee Trevino - Golfer
"Your nerves, your memory, and I can't remember the third thing." (When asked what are three things that go as a golfer ages).
Greg Norman - Golfer
"I owe a lot to my parents. Especially my mother and father."
Doug Collins - Former NBA Coach
"Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points, they almost always win."
Charles Shackleford - Former NCSU Basketball Player
"Left hand, Right hand, it doesn't matter. I'm amphibious."
Tito Fuentes - Former MLB Second Baseman
"They shouldn't throw at me. I'm the father of 5 or 6 children" (After getting hit by pitch)
Winston Bennett - Former University of Kentucky Basketball Forward
"I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body"
Ralph Kiner - NY Mets Announcer
"The Mets just had their first .500 or better April since July of 1992"
Reggie Jackson - Former NY Yankees Right Fielder
"The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play"