Best 2 495 of Baseball quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Casey Stengel

I got players with bad watches - they can't tell midnight from noon.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Geoffrey Boycott

To have some idea what it's like, stand in the outside lane of a motorway, get your mate to drive his car at you at 95 mph and wait until he's 12 yards away, before you decide which way to jump.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Barry Bonds

Serra High school, to me, was my most enjoyable time for me in my entire life. That was the only time I was free. We just played baseball because it was fun.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Chuck Tanner

What you have to remember is that baseball isn't a week or a month but a season - and a season is a long time.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Boswell

The best place to catch a baseball hit by (Mark) McGwire is definitely not within the confines of the playing field, or sometimes even the ballpark. Other players dial '1' for long distance. McGwire has to ask for an international operator.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jerry Coleman

Shirley and Griffey get along like a rattler and a parrot.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Rex Hudler

Everything is contagious in baseball.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George Will

Baseball, like Pericles' Athens (or any other good society), is simultaneously democratic and aristrocratic. Anyone can enjoy it, but the more you apply yourself, the more you enjoy it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Matt Kemp

I don't do stuff to be a star. I do it because I feel it's important for kids, African American kids, to see an African American face that plays baseball.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Logan Marshall-green

I just always wanted to be a baseball announcer. I'm a huge Mets fan, and I wanted to be the next Bob Murphy. As far as careers go, that was the first career that I really thought about. Well, before that, I wanted to be a Mello Yello truck driver.

By Anonym 13 Sep

W. P. Kinsella

Baseball is the most perfect of games, solid, true, pure and precious as diamonds. If only life were so simple. Within the baselines anything can happen. Tides can reverse; oceans can open. That's why they say, "the game is never over until the last man is out." Colors can change, lives can alter, anything is possible in this gentle, flawless, loving game.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Andy Pettitte

It gives me great peace to know that no matter how good or how bad I do, the Lord loves me. That's all that really matters to me. Baseball isn't what everything is about. It's about the way I'm being a Christian husband, a Christian father, or the way I'm living my life and trying to be a Christian testimony to people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ernest Hemingway

I would like to take the great DiMaggio fishing," the old man said. "They say his father was a fisherman. Maybe he was as poor as we are and would understand.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mickey Mantle

You don't realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Thomas Boswell

Familiarity, and a few dozen cheap flyballs off the Monster, breed contempt.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mickey Mantle

After a play in the field Casey would turn (to the players on the bench) and say 'What did he do wrong?' or 'You're better than that guy.' Either way, he'd keep them from getting stale.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ben Gibbard

I'm not like a 90-mph fastball kind of guy, but I can hit 70 on radar gun.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Buzzie Bavasi

I get tired of hearing my ballplayers bellyache all the time. They should sit in the press box sometime and watch themselves play.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Tim Kurkjian

The Phillies in the 1960s had shortstop Bobby Wine and second baseman Cookie Rojas, a period known as the Days of Wine and Rojas.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Branch Rickey

I'm a man of some intelligence. I've had some education, passed the bar, practiced law. I've been a teacher and I deal with men of substance, statesman, business leaders, the clergy... So why do I spend my time arguing with Dizzy Dean?

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leo Durocher

I've never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes.

By Anonym 15 Sep

David Wright

There's a lot more to playing in the big leagues in New York than just the baseball part.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ryan Guzman

I would say I was jock. I went to Sierra College. I was a big baseball player. Getting into the MLB was my dream - to become a left-handed pitcher for the Yankees. That's what I was hoping, but life kind of went the other way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Henry A. Kissinger

If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere

By Anonym 13 Sep

Joseph Campbell

Christianity isn’t moving people’s lives today. What’s moving people’s lives is the stock market and the baseball scores. What are people excited about? It’s a totally materialistic level that has taken over the world. There isn’t even an ideal that anybody’s fighting for.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Thorn

Baseball presents a living heritage, a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons past and the hope of next day, next week, next year.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mcgraw

If I had to pick the greatest team player in baseball today-and I have some of the greats on my own club-I would have to pick Pie Traynor.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Adam Sandler

I don't know what drives me to succeed. I know I want to always do the best I can.I guess I was maybe in little league baseball as far as I wanted to be good at that. But school, I certainly wasn't the best at that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mark Teixeira

I'm half-Italian and my name is Portuguese. Michael Young is half-Mexican. There are players from the United States that have heritage elsewhere and it's a great thing to have a world cup to celebrate the whole world. It shows the world that baseball is important and how great the game is.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Warren Spahn

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marc Bulger

For a long time, I was more involved in basketball, baseball and golf. My parents didn't push me into football when I was a little kid, but they coaxed me into trying it as a 10th grader.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Boswell

Almost without exception, they are men who dreamed of athletic heroism as children; becoming umpires was their compromise with their own lack of talent.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jerry Coleman

It's a base hit on the error by Roberts.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Duke Snider

You know you're pitching well when the batters look as bad as you do at the plate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jerry Coleman

From the way Denny's shaking his head, he's either got an injured shoulder or a gnat in his eye.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ryan Guzman

I like playing all sports, from football to soccer, and I love playing baseball.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ricky Gervais

Sometimes I'll be confident and go into a shop and say, "Hello, yeah, all right," and then the next day, if someone looks at me or talks to me, I just don't know what to do. If you're walking down the street with a baseball cap, you might be fine. But if you're in a pub and you see someone look at you, you think the worst thing in the world now is if they come over. It's a really weird feeling.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Nolan Ryan

For my children, they spent 15 to 20 years of their life in baseball. And Ruth and I spent so many years of our married life that that was our life. We knew nothing else.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Manny Trillo

The best thing about baseball is that you can do something about yesterday tomorrow.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Thorpe

The Yankees, you see, they're a money team, they're the class of baseball. You don't ever bet against that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Reggie Jackson

Blind people come to the park just to hear him pitch.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Garry Kasparov

I am lucky, .. that the popular sport in the Soviet Union was chess and not baseball.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Casey Stengel

No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Hank Greenwald

Three more saves and he ties John the Baptist.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Gehrig

I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Penn Jillette

A lot of older parents worry about being older parents. I hear people say, 'I don't want to be too old to play baseball with my son.' They worry that their kids will be embarrassed by their parents' age.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Babe Ruth

Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Tim Kurkjian

Twice a year, I have lunch with Dr. George Will and Dr. Charles Krauthammer, who write and speak about important issues in the world, such as politics and war and gay marriage. But at lunch, all we talk about is baseball, which is good because I can’t talk fluently about anything else, especially with two guys that, when it comes to intelligence, make me feel like Fred Flintstone. At lunch one day, Charles said, without apology, “I read the front page for ninety seconds every day, then I go straight to the box scores.” To which, George said, “Why do you waste the ninety seconds?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Branch Rickey

Some day I'm going to have to stand before God, and if He asks me why I didn't let that [Jackie] Robinson fellow play ball, I don't think saying 'because of the color of his skin' would be a good enough answer.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Steve Busby

Baseball, to me, is still the national pastime because it is a summer game. I feel that almost all Americans are summer people, that summer is what they think of when they think of their childhood. I think it stirs up an incredible emotion within people.