Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Grantland Rice
Henry Rice
Grantland Rice.
BornNovember 1, 1880
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
DiedJuly 13, 1954
New York, New York
American sportswriter. Best known for "Tinker to Evers to Chance" (1908), a poem about the Chicago Cubs' double-play combination of Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance. Recipient of the Baseball Hall of Fame's J. G. Taylor Spink Award for sportswriting in 1966.

The repository contains one quote from Grantland Rice.


For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes not that you won or lost, but how you played the game.

"Alumnus Football"