William Barclay "Bat" Masterson, 1853 - 1921
Born: 26 November 1853, Henryville, Mont
Died: 25 October 1921, New York City
Masterson generally used the name above, and it appears on his tombstone, but he was baptized Bartholomew Masterson.
Biography from Wikipedia
Bat Masterson quotes:
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- Every dog, we are told, has his day, unless there are more dogs than days. permalink
- New York is the biggest boobtown there is. They will buy any damned thing here. permalink
- There are those who argue that everything breaks even in this old dump of a world of ours. I suppose these ginks who argue that way hold that because the rich man gets ice in the summer and the poor man gets it in the winter things are breaking even for both. Maybe so, but I'll swear I can't see it that way. permalink
found in his typewriter at his death
- When a man is at the racetrack he roars longer and louder over the twenty-five cents he loses through the hole in the bottom of his pocket than he does over the $25 he loses through the hole in the top of his pocket. permalink
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