Baseball Quotes and Sayings
If you didn’t get dirty you didn’t play.
You can’t just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.
- Mia Hamm
Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you away from playing the game.
My heroes, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium and they can’t take that from me.
- Derek Jeter
Jeter is amazing.
Offense wins games, Defense wins championships.
Baseball is the hardest of all sports, your trying to hit a round ball, with a round bat, squarely.
There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.
- Lou Gehrig
I can’t guarantee you will win every time you try but I can guarantee you will lose every time you don’t try.
Rub some dirt on it, you ain’t hurt!!
You can’t think and hit at the same time.
- Yogi Berra
Life is like baseball. You will not hit every pitch. Make the most of the ones you do.
You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
- Jim Bouton
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
Quitters, NEVER win, but Winners, NEVER quit.
You can’t hit what you can’t see.
- Walter Johnson
Baseball is a game of inches.
- Branch Rickey
Hitting is 50% above the shoulders.
- Ted Williams
A baseball manager is a necessary evil.
- Sparky Anderson
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.
- Warren Spahn
More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.
- Thomas Boswell
Life begins when the season starts.
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.
Pitchers, like poets, are born not made.
- Cy Young
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.
Looking at the ball going over the fence isn’t going to help.
- Henry Aaron