Pitch Perfect Quotes

Pitchers, like poets, are born not made

Cy Young

What we have are good gray ballplayers, playing a good gray game and reading the good gray Wall Street Journal. They have been brainwashed, dry-cleaned and dehydrated!... Wake up the echoes at the Hall of Fame and you will find that baseball's immortals were a rowdy and raucous group of men who would climb down off their plaques and go rampaging through Cooperstown, taking spoils.... Deplore it if you will, but Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk was a better pitcher than Grover Cleveland Alexander sober

Bill Veeck

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing

Warren Spahn

Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things

Robert Frost

Good pitching will beat good hitting any time, and vice versa

Bob Veale

Pitch within yourself

Tom Seaver

To a pitcher, a base hit is the perfect example of negative feedback

Steve Hovley

My dad taught me to switch-hit. He and my grandfather, who was left-handed, pitched to me everyday after school in the back yard. I batted lefty against my dad and righty against my granddad

Mickey Mantle

Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is 80 percent of being a successful hitter. The other 20 percent is just execution.

Hank Aaron

Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is 80 percent of being a successful hitter. The other 20 percent is just execution.

Hank Aaron

Dangers are sum like a kold bath, very dangerous while you stand stripped on the bank, but often not only harmless, but invigorating, if you pitch into them.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

All instincts immature, All purposes unsure, That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount: Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies that broke through language and escaped; All I could never be, All, men ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped.

Robert Browning

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