Baseball Quotes

Baseball Quotes

“Jimmy Connors plays two tennis matches and winds up with $850,000, and Muhammad Ali fights for one bout and winds up with five million bucks. Me, I play 190 games–if you count exhibitions — and I’m overpaid!”
Johnny Bench

“If I stay healthy, I have a chance to collect three thousand
hits and one thousand errors.”
George Brett

“Every member of our baseball team at West Point became a general:
this proves the value of team sports.”
Gen. Omar Bradley

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” 
Rogers Hornsby, Hall of Famer

“The hardest thing to do in baseball is to hit a round baseball with a round bat, squarely.”
Ted Williams

“The game has a cleanness. If you do a good job, the numbers say so. You don’t have to ask anyone or play politics. You don’t have to wait for the reviews.”
Sandy Koufax

All I want out of life, is that when I walk down the street folks will say,
“There goes the greatest hitter that ever lived.”
Ted Williams

A hot dog at the ball park is better than steak at the Ritz.
Humphrey Bogart

You look forward to it like a birthday party when you’re a kid.
You think something wonderful is going to happen.
Joe DiMaggio, on Opening Day

Slump ? I ain’t in no slump. I just ain’t hittin.
Yogi Berra

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


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