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"Just give me one run." - Johnny’s statement before starting Game 7 of the 1955 World Series, which he won 2-0.
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Dodgers greats mourn Podres' passing: "He represented the Dodgers to the highest degree of class, dignity and character.”
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Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda.
“To the Salernos, however, Johnny was not only a great athlete and outdoorsman, but a very dear friend.”
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Salerno Family, friends since high school
"Outside of the Lord, my wife and my father there was no person who impacted my life more than Johnny Podres."
- Curt Schilling
Phillies fondly remember Podres:  "...I do not believe the Phillies would have won the 1993 pennant without Johnny."
- Phillies chairman Bill Giles
Johnny Podres dead at 75:  “...Podres needed only two seasons of minor league apprenticeship before breaking into the majors with the Dodgers as a 21-year-old in 1953”
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Bill Madden, Columnist
“There is no way you could have had the honor of knowing Johnny Podres and not have a memory of your relationship with him.”
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Fred Claire, Executive VP and GM of the LA Dodgers from 1969-98
Johnny Podres, Series Star, Dies at 75:  “...at 3:43 p.m. on Oct. 4, 1955, Podres proved the man of the hour for Dodger fans...”
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Riichard Goldstein, Columnist
Left-hander pitched Dodgers to first title:  “Buzzie Bavasi said that he had two great competitors in his time as the Dodgers' general manager. One was Jackie Robinson. The other was Johnny Podres.”
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Dylan Hernandez , Times Staff Writer
Dodgers World Series hero Johnny Podres dies:  “The left-hander was picked for four All-Star games and was the first Most Valuable Player in World Series history.”
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The Associated Press
Farewell to a legend: “Before Johnny Podres belonged to the baseball world, he belonged to this place.”
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Tim McManus, Columnist
                                         
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