Baseball Quotes Quotes

A baseball park is the one place where a man's wife doesn't mind his getting excited over somebody else's curves

Brendan Francis

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

Baseball, to me, is still the national pastime because it is a summer game. I feel that almost all Americans are summer people, that summer is what they think of when they think of their childhood. I think it stirs up an incredible emotion within people

Steve Busby

The strongest thing that baseball has going for it today are its yesterdays.

Lawrence Ritter

Baseball is an allegorical play about America, a poetic, complex, and subtle play of courage, fear, good luck, mistakes, patience about fate, and sober self-esteem

Saul Steinberg

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

Baseball is the only place in life where a sacrifice is really appreciated

Unknown

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

Say this much for big league baseball - it is beyond question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America

Bruce Catton

Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?

Jim Bouton

Baseball is the only sport I know that when you're on offense, the other team controls the ball

Ken Harrelson

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.

Jim Murray

That's baseball, and it's my game. Y' know, you take your worries to the game, and you leave 'em there. You yell like crazy for your guys. It's good for your lungs, gives you a lift, and nobody calls the cops. Pretty girls, lots of 'em

Humphrey Bogart

With those who don't give a damn about baseball, I can only sympathize. I do not resent them. I am even willing to concede that many of them are physically clean, good to their mothers and in favor of world peace. But while the game is on, I can't think of anything to say to them

Art Hill

Baseball is a fun game. It beats working for a living

Phil Linz

I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game. It will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, give them a larger physical stoicism. Tend to relieve us from being a nervous, dyspeptic set. Repair these losses, and be a blessing to us

Walt Whitman

A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings

Earl Wilson

There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit

Al Gallagher

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring

Rogers Hornsby

Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain.

Pierre E. Trudeau

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.

Jim Murray

baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course...

Hank Aaron

The sport of choice for the urban poor is basketball. The sport of choice for maintenance level employees is bowling. The sport of choice for front-line workers is football. The sport of choice for supervisors is baseball. The sport of choice for middle management is tennis. The sport of choice for corporate officers is golf. Conclusion: The higher you are in the corporate structure, the smaller your balls become.

Unknown

A baseball manager is a necessary evil

Sparky Anderson
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