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I have explained many times that I am, by Profession, a Gambler -- not some jock-sniffing nerd or a hired human squawk-box with the brain of a one-cell animal. No. That would be your average career sportswriter -- and, more specifically, a full-time Baseball writer.

Hunter S. Thompson

Baseball has so much history and tradition. You can respect it, or you can exploit it for profit, but it's still being made all over the place, all the time.

Michael Lewis

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.

Jacques Barzun

Defense to me is the key to playing baseball.

Willie Mays

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.

Hank Aaron

Defense to me is the key to playing baseball.

Willie Mays

In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end

Tom Seaver

Making love is like hitting a baseball. You just gotta relax and concentrate.

Susan Sarandon

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.

Christy Mathewson

When you talk to people who play, the fantasy-baseball player tends to be more ardent than the fantasy-football player. Baseball is a game that is played every day, and baseball as a game in fantasy has so many more permutations than does fantasy football.

Don Levy

When I was a little boy, I wanted to be a baseball player, and join the circus. With the Yankees, I've accomplished both

Anthony Standen

Baseball is a game of inches

Branch Rickey

Any baseball is beautiful. No other small package comes as close to the ideal in design and utility. It is a perfect object for a man's hand. Pick it up and it instantly suggests its purpose: it is meant to be thrown a considerable distance-thrown hard and with precision

Roger Angell

You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possible be in baseball and in life

Pete Rose

Kids are always chasing rainbows, but baseball is a world where you can catch them

Johnny Vander Meer

There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.

Lou Gehrig

Baseball is a man maker

Al Spalding

One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come into a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something

Nolan Ryan

Baseball is reassuring. It makes me feel as if the world is not going to blow up

Sharon Olds

It's no coincidence that female interest in the sport of baseball has increased greatly since the ballplayers swapped those wonderful old-time baggy flannel uniforms for leotards.

Mike Royko

You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you, too

Roy Campanella

We are inclined to think that if we watch a football game or a baseball game, we have taken part in it.

John F. Kennedy

Baseball is what we were, football is what we have become.

Mary McGrory

The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it.

Ty Cobb
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