Baseball Quotes and Sayings
Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
– Yogi Berra
It’s not how hard you practice when somebody is watching, it’s how hard you practice when nobody is watching.
Baseball is a game of inches.
– Branch Rickey
Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
– Leo Durocher
Baseball is not a game, it’s a passion.
They give you a spherical ball, a cylindrical bat, and what do they tell you to do? Square it up.
I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson. He told me to get back behind the batter, that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit.
– Tim McCarver
It ain’t over till it’s over.
– Yogi Berra
When we played softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back.
– Woody Allen
When they start the game, they don’t yell, “Work ball.” They say, “Play ball.”
– Willie Stargell
Play hard or don’t play at all.
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
Baseball is religion without the mischief.
– Thomas Boswell
In baseball, you can’t kill the clock. You’ve got to give the other man his chance. That’s why this is the greatest game.
– Earl Weaver
The saddest day of the year is the day baseball season ends.
– Tommy Lasorda