Baseball Quotes

There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens

Tommy Lasorda

I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it

Carl Yastrzemski

Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets

Yogi Berra

In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end

Tom Seaver

Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game

Ted Williams

There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain

Casey Stengel

Baseball is the only major sport that appears backward in a mirror

George Carlin

Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off

Bill Veeck

Fix your eye on the ball from the moment the pitcher holds it in his glove. Follow it as he throws to the plate and stay with it until the play is completed. Action takes place only where the ball goes

Bill Klem

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

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

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Updated On : December 19, 2012
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