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“What the hell has Hoover got to do with it? Besides, I had a better year than he did. ”

  • Anecdote of his response on being asked how he felt holding out for a salary higher than that of the US President, (variously reported as having been in 1929 or 1930) as quoted in Baseball: A History of America's Game (2002) by Benjamin G. Rader, p. 134
  • Unsourced variants : Hey, I had a better year than he did.
    Why not, I had a better year than he did.
    I know, but I had a better year than Hoover.

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