Baseball Quotes

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base

Dave Barry

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

I'm convinced that every boy, in his heart, would rather steal second base than an automobile

Tom Clark

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

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

Earl Wilson

What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in the vocal part of the game.... There is no reason why the field should not try to put the batsman off his stroke at the critical moment by neatly timed disparagements of his wife's fidelity and his mother's respectability

George Bernard Shaw

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

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time

Vince Lombardi

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

Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades

Frank Robinson

Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand

Leo Durocher

I could never play in New York. The first time I came into a game there, I got into the bullpen car and they told me to lock the doors

Mike Flanagan

Grantland Rice, the great sportswriter once said, 'It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game.' Well Grantland Rice can go to hell as far as I'm concerned

Gene Autry

A baseball manager is a necessary evil

Sparky Anderson

All good balls to hit are strikes, though not all strikes are good balls to hit

Dave Winfield

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Updated On : December 19, 2012
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