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.
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
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
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.
– Warren Spahn