Baseball Quotes

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

Back then, my idol was Bugs Bunny, because I saw a cartoon of him playing ball - you know, the one where he plays every position himself with nobody else on the field but him? Now that I think of it, Bugs is still my idol. You have to love a ballplayer like that

Nomar Garciaparra

Every hitter likes fastballs, just like everybody likes ice cream. But you don't like it when someone's stuffing it into you by the gallon. That's what it feels like when Nolan Ryan's thrown balls by you.

Reggie Jackson

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

It ain't like football. You can't make up no trick plays

Yogi Berra

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

Sharon Olds

A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin

Branch Rickey

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing

Warren Spahn

The great thing about baseball is that there's a crisis every game

Gabe Paul

The greatest thrill in the world is to end the game with a home run and watch everybody else walk off the field while you're running the bases on air

Al Rosen

It's no fun throwing fastballs to guys who can't hit them. The real challenge is getting them out on stuff they can hit

Sam McDowell

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

A ballplayer has two reputations, one with the other players and one with the fans. The first is based on ability. The second the newspapers gives him.

Johnny Evers

I would be lost without baseball. I don't think I could stand being away from it as long as I was alive

Roberto Clemente

You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity...No we must not You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball

Albert Einstein

Baseball serves as a good model for democracy in action: Every player is equally important and each has a chance to be a hero

Edward Abbey

Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first

Frederick B. Wilcox

The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back

Steve Garvey

Baseball is a game of inches

Branch Rickey

Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game -- it, and high taxes

Will Rogers

I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?

Yogi Berra

When you play this game 20 years, go to bat 10,000 times, and get 3,000 hits, you know what that means? you've gone 0 for 7,000

Pete Rose

I like to be against the odds. I'm not afraid to be lonely at the top. With me, it's just the satisfaction of the game. Just performance

Barry Bonds

My stuff was all right, but it's not about pitching good. It's about winning. I pitched just good enough to lose

Greg Maddux

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Updated On : December 19, 2012
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