Top 50+Baseball Quotes


1. “Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.”
2. “There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.”
3. “Baseball is a man maker.”
4. “Baseball is about talent, hard work, and strategy. But at the deepest level, it’s about love, integrity, and respect.”
5. “There are only five things you can do in baseball – run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power.”
6. “There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.”
7. “Baseball is more than a game to me, it’s a religion.”
8. “Baseball is a game of inches.”
9. “This is a great thing that’s happening in baseball. We don’t know if it will ever happen again.”
10. “The great thing about baseball is there’s a crisis every day.”
11. “Baseball is more than a game. It’s like life played out on a field.”
12. “I didn’t understand anything about playing baseball. I started playing, and it was enjoyable. Most of my life, I played with older people on my team, in my league. I learned a lot about life. Every day in my life, I learned something new from somebody.”
13. “Baseball is not a sport you can achieve individually.”
14. “Playing baseball for a living is like having a license to steal.”
15. “It was all I lived for, to play baseball.”
16. “Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.”
17. “Baseball life is a tough life on the family.”
18. “The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers.”

19. “What you have to remember is that baseball isn’t a week or a month but a season – and a season is a long time.”
20. “Baseball is a universe as large as life itself, and therefore all things in life, whether good or bad, whether tragic or comic, fall within its domain.”
21. “In baseball you train the whole body, except for the hip and eyes.”
22. “There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.”
23. “One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come into a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something.”
24. “The only thing I can do is play baseball. I have to play ball. It’s the only thing I know.”
25. “I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don’t think about it is when I’m playing it.”
26. “Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.”
27. “I love to play baseball. I’m a baseball player. I’ve always been a baseball player. I’m still a baseball player. That’s who I am.”
28. “Baseball can be slow in many ways. The action starts with when the pitcher delivers the ball. But the action really starts when the crack of the bat happens.”
29. “Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.”
30. “In baseball, there’s always the next day.”
31. “When I was coming up, I just wanted to play baseball and I’m doing what I love to do most. How can I feel pressure doing what I love to do?”
32. “There’s nothing to it. Baseball isn’t that tough to play.”
33. “To me, baseball has always been a reflection of life. Like life, it adjusts. It survives everything.”
34. “I’m a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday. To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.”
35. “You have to have a lot of little boy in you to play baseball for a living.”
36. “Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old. I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you’ve got both, you can play baseball.”
37. “In this game of baseball, you live by the sword and die by it. You hit and get hit. Remember that.”
38. “If you have a bad day in baseball, and start thinking about it, you will have 10 more.”
39. “If I didn’t make it in baseball, I won’t have made it workin’. I didn’t like to work.”
40. “I just want to play baseball.”
41. “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.”
42. “You can’t be afraid to make errors! You can’t be afraid to be naked before the crowd, because no one can ever master the game of baseball, or conquer it. You can only challenge it.”
43. “A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn’t the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn’t going to say every day, ‘Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.”
44. “No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.”
45. “My feeling is that when you’re managing a baseball team, you have to pick the right people to play and then pray a lot.”
46. “In baseball, you don’t know nothing.”
47. “Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.”
48. “No matter what I talk about, I always get back to baseball.”
49. “Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it’s business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don’t love what you’re doing and you can’t give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You’ll be an old man before you know it.”
50. “Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.”
51. “Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
52. “Defense to me is the key to playing baseball.”
53. “Baseball is a team game but, at the same time, it’s a very lonely game: unlike in soccer or basketball, where players roam around, in baseball everyone has their little plot of the field to tend. When the action comes to you, the spotlight is on you but no one can help you.”
54. “You could be a kid for as long as you want when you play baseball.”
55. “I chose baseball because to me baseball is the best game of all.”
56. “There has always been a saying in baseball that you can’t make a hitter, but I think you can improve a hitter. More than you can improve a fielder. More mistakes are made hitting than in any other part of the game.”
57. “Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.”
58. “I see great things in baseball. It’s our game – the American game.”
59. “I bet on the game of baseball and I bet on my team, even the mistakes I made, I have to take a different look at someone betting against their own team… that’s throwing the game.”
60. “The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball.”


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