Baseball Quotes

During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball.

Mickey Mantle

Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living.

Alvin Dark

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.

Sandy Koufax

You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possible be - in baseball and in life.

Pete Rose

Life is like a baseball game. When you think a fastball is coming, You gotta be ready to hit the curve

Jaja Q.

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way

Babe Ruth

Fundamentals are the most valuable tools a player can possess. Bunt the ball into the ground. Hit the cutoff man. Take the extra base. Learn the fundamentals

Dick Williams

A hitter's impatience is the pitcher's biggest advantage

Pete Rose

Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching

Ferguson Jenkins

Good fielding and pitching, without hitting, or vice versa, is like Ben Franklin's half pair of scissors - ineffectual

Moe Berg

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

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Updated On : December 19, 2012
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