Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game.
Author: Jacques Barzun (1907)
Profession: American Scholar
You can't think and hit the ball at the same time.
Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half if physical
If people don't want to come out to the ball park, nobody's going to stop them.
If the fans don't come out to the ball park, you can't stop them .
Ninety percent of this game is half mental.
Back then, if you had a sore arm, the only people concerned were you and your wife. Now it's you, your wife, your agent, your investment counselor, your stockbroker, and your publisher.
Author: Jim Bouton
Profession: American Actor, Businessman, Baseball Player
If I would be happy, I would be a very bad ball player. With me, when I get mad, it puts energy in my body.
Author: Roberto Clemente (1934 - 1972)
Profession: American Baseball Player
A ball player has got to be kept hungry be become a big leaguer. That is why no boy from a rich family ever made the big leagues.
Author: Joe Dimaggio (1914)
Profession: American baseball player
Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you.
You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow, it may rain.
Nolan Ryan is pitching much better now that he has his curve ball straightened out.
Author: Joe Garagiola
Catching a fly ball is a pleasure, but knowing what to do with it is a business.
Author: Tommy Henrich
Hit em where they ain't.
Author: Willie Keeler