Baseball Quotes and Sayings
Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
– Leo Durocher
Play hard or don’t play at all.
The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love.
– Bryant Gumbel
Baseball statistics are like a bikini. They show you a lot. But they don’t show you everything.
The harder you work the luckier you get.
I swing big, with everything I’ve got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
– Babe Ruth
Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
– Jim Bouton
Life is like baseball. You will not hit every pitch. Make the most of the ones you do.
Practice perfect today, play like a champion tomorrow.
Heroes are remembered but legends live forever.
– Babe Ruth
Will > Skill
They give you a spherical ball, a cylindrical bat, and what do they tell you to do? Square it up.
You can’t hit the ball if you’re thinking about all the ways you can miss.
Baseball is not a game, it’s a passion.
The only way they know that you’re for real, is shutting them up, and proving them wrong.
It’s not how hard you practice when somebody is watching, it’s how hard you practice when nobody is watching.
Nothing is given…Everything is earned 90 feet at a time.
Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.
I was once told, it doesn’t matter whether you win of lose, its about how you play the game and have fun. But the game is a lot more fun when you win.
No grass stains – no glory, No bruises – no story.
I may not excel in school, but when I step on the softball field it is the one place I can be a genius.
Setbacks pave the way for comebacks.
Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.
The difference between a good baseball player and a great one is not that the great one doesn’t make mistakes. What makes him great is that he knows how to handle it when he makes one.
Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice- versa.
– Casey Stengel
There are three types of players. The ones who don’t know what’s happening. The ones who watch what’s happening. And the ones who make it happen.
Life begins when the season starts.
Finish strong. Don’t look at that score board. If you are winning or losing, play your hardest, because it makes people respect you. Most importantly, it makes you a better person in the game and in life.-
Words of my High School Softball Coach, who also took us to win the Slow- Pitch State Championship and helped us win many district championships in both slow- pitch and fast- pitch.
You can’t lose if they don’t score.
I was too old and too beat up from football when I discovered my true love and always will be baseball.
– Pete Rose