Don Richard “Richie” Ashburn, also known by the nicknames, “Putt-Putt”, “The Tilden Flash”, and “Whitey” due to his light-blond hair, was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball. He was born in Tilden, Nebraska. Enjoy Richie Ashburn’s best quotes below.
“I wish I’d known early what I had to learn late.”
“To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me. I wanted to know my bat a little better.”
“I’m flattered that so many baseball people think I’m a Hall of Famer. But what’s hard to believe is how one-hundred and fifty plus people have changed their minds about me since I became eligible, because I haven’t had a base hit since then.”