Baseball Quotes

No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined

Paul Gallico

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

Phil Linz

Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living

Alvin Dark

Baseball? It's just a game - as simple as a ball and a bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. It's a sport, business - and sometimes even religion.

Ernie Harwell

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

Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player


All requests for leave of absence on account of grandmother's funeral, sore throat, housecleaning, lame back, turning of the ringer, headaches, brain storm, cousin's wedding, general ailments or other legitimate excuses must be made out and handed to the boss not later than 10 a.m. on the morning of the game


Traditional gag notice hung in offices and factories at a time period when all games were played during daylight hours


It ain't nothin' till I call it.

Bill Klem

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

Steve Hovley

Baseball isn't a business, it's more like a disease

Walter F. O'Malley

Baseball is the only game left for people. To play basketball, you have to be 7 feet 6 inches. To play football, you have to be the same width.

Bill Veeck

Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast

Joe Garagiola

Baseball wrong - man with four balls cannot walk


Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand


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

Lou Gehrig

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all. The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics

Ernie Banks

The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love

Bryant Gumbel

Strikeouts are boring - besides that, they're fascist. Throw some ground balls. More democratic


I've always loved baseball. Ever since 6th grade, I was geared to becoming a baseball writer.

Scott Miller

I've been able to sleep with my eyes open ever since I started watching baseball.

Jarod Kintz

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Babe Ruth

A ballplayer spends a good piece of his life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.

Jim Bouton

They say some of my stars drink whiskey. But I have found that the ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games.

Casey Stengel

You Can't Manage Stress Unless You Do These Three Things

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Updated On : December 19, 2012
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