Baseball Quotes

For the parents of a Little Leaguer, a baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown into innings

Earl Wilson

You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the damn plate and give the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all

Earl Weaver

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

It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what speaks loudest when it's contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word

Brooks Robinson

Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success

Sparky Anderson

Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion

Bill Klem

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

Hank Aaron

Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts

Tommy Lasorda

There are only five things you can do in baseball - run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power

Leo Durocher

People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can

Willie Stargell

I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery

Ty Cobb

Baseball is a man maker

Al Spalding

The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it

Ty Cobb

Baseball is a slow, sluggish game, with frequent and trivial interruptions, offering the spectator many opportunities to reflect at leisure upon the situation on the field: This is what a fan loves most about the game

Edward Abbey

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal

George F. Will

You observe a lot by watching.

Yogi Berra

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.

Bo Jackson

Since baseball time is measured only in outs, all you have to do is succeed utterly; keep hitting, keep the rally alive, and you have defeated time. You remain forever young.

Roger Angell

Ideally, the umpire should combine the integrity of a Supreme Court judge, the physical agility of an acrobat, the endurance of Job and the imperturbability of Buddha.

Unknown

Kids today are looking for idols, but sometimes they look too far... They don't have to look any farther than their home because those are the people that love you. They are the real heroes

Bobby Bonilla

Baseball is the only thing beside the paper clip that hasn't changed

Bill Veeck

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.

Bob Feller

One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come into a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something.

Nolan Ryan

No one can stop a home run. No one can understand what it really is, unless you have felt it in your own hands and body.... As the ball makes its high, long arc beyond the playing field, the diamond and the stands suddenly belong to one man. In that brief, brief time, you are free of all demands an complications.

Sadaharu Oh

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Updated On : December 19, 2012
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