Baseball Quotes Quotes

You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the goddamn plate and give the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all.

Earl Weaver

A baseball fan has the digestive apparatus of a billy goat. He can, and does, devour any set of diamond statistics with insatiable appetite and then nuzzles hungrily for more.

Daley

You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.

Jim Bouton

Nothing flatters me more than to have it assumed that I could write prose-unless it be to have it assumed that I once pitched a baseball with distinction.

Robert Frost

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

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.

Bob Feller

Baseball is the only thing beside the paper clip that hasn't changed

Bill Veeck

Since baseball time is measured only in outs, all you have to do is succeed utterly; keep hitting, keep the rally alive, and you have defeated time. You remain forever young.

Roger Angell

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal

George F. Will

Baseball is a slow, sluggish game, with frequent and trivial interruptions, offering the spectator many opportunities to reflect at leisure upon the situation on the field: This is what a fan loves most about the game

Edward Abbey

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

Baseball is a man maker

Al Spalding

I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery

Ty Cobb

People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can

Willie Stargell

There are only five things you can do in baseball - run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power

Leo Durocher

Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts

Tommy Lasorda

Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion

Bill Klem

Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success

Sparky Anderson

Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead.

Jackie Robinson

You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the damn plate and give the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all

Earl Weaver

For the parents of a Little Leaguer, a baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown into innings

Earl Wilson

Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off

Bill Veeck

Baseball is the only major sport that appears backward in a mirror

George Carlin

There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain

Casey Stengel
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