A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from March 02, 2015
“No grass stains, no glory; no bruises, no story” (soccer, softball adage)

“No guts, no glory” is a saying that was used in World War II. “No grass stains, no glory; No bruises, no story” is a sports saying popular in both soccer and baseball/softball that has been printed on many posters.

“No grass stains, no story. No bruises, no glory” was cited by a softball enthusiast on Twitter on October 13, 2011. “No grass stains no glory, no bruises no story<3 I love soccer" was cited on Twitter on July 10, 2012.


Twitter
Rachel House
‏@rhouse7
No grass stains, no story. No bruises, no glory. Go big or go home. #MBTS
11:27 AM - 13 Oct 2011

Twitter
Paige Taylor
‏@PaigeTaylor_03
No grass stain, no story. No bruises, no glory. #simplesoftballfacts
11:54 PM - 18 Dec 2011

Twitter
Softball Quotes
‏@SftballQuotes_
No grass stains, no story, no bruises, no glory.
12:21 PM - 3 Mar 2012

CustomInk
March 27, 2012
Baseball Sayings and Slogans For T-Shirts – Play Ball!
by Adam Levine in Slogans & Sayings
(...)
No grass stains – no glory, No bruises – no story.

Twitter
Nikki Scrivner
‏@NikkiScrivner
No grass stains no glory, no bruises no story<3 I love soccer #soccer #loveit
Virginia, USA
10:22 PM - 10 Jul 2012

Twitter
Baseball Players
‏@Baseball__Fam
No grass stains – no glory, No bruises – no story.
11:13 PM - 25 Jul 2012

The Bolt (The Student Newspaper of the Out-of-Door Academy)
Soccer Boys at it Again
Jake Romine, Staff Writer • October 17, 2013
(...)
No grass stains, no glory, no bruises- no story!

Twitter
GO! Soccer Videos
‏@GOSoccerVideos
Soccer No Grass Stains No Glory No Bruises No Story vinyl lettering wall decal (Black, 6x17) - $10.99 http://amzn.to/1AhOl1c
2:30 PM - 27 Feb 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Monday, March 02, 2015 • Permalink