Baseball Quotes

Players who commit errors need reassurance from the pitcher, who must harbor no grudges.

Roger Craig

When you step into the batter's box, have nothing on your mind except baseball

Pete Rose

The best possible thing in baseball is winning the World Series. The second best thing is losing the World Series

Tommy Lasorda

Don't worry about your individual numbers. Worry about the team. If the team is successful, each of you will be successful, too

Branch Rickey

Be on time. Bust your butt. Play smart. And have some laughs along the way

Whitey Herzog

I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation

Leroy Robert

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

Next to religion, baseball has furnished a greater impact on American life than any other institution

Herbert Hoover

I think a baseball field must be the most beautiful thing in the world. It's so honest and precise. And we play on it. Every star gets humbled. Every mediocre player has a great moment

Lowell Cohn

Man may penetrate the outer reaches of the universe, he may solve the very secret of eternity itself but for me, the ultimate human experience is to witness the flawless execution of the hit-and-run

Branch Rickey

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

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Updated On : December 19, 2012
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