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

When we played softball, I'd steal second base, feel guilty and go back

Woody Allen

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

Why does everybody stand up and sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" when they're already there

Larry Anderson

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

Sharon Olds

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

I never thought home runs were all that exciting. I still think the triple is the most exciting thing in baseball. To me, a triple is like a guy taking the ball on his 1-yard line and running 99 yards for a touchdown

Hank Aaron

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

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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