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Famous Baseball Quotes

Updated on September 6, 2010

Some interesting things have been said about this game over time which are worth quoting. Here are some famous baseball quotes...


Quotes about Baseball

There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball.
Bill Veeck


Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
Yogi Berra


If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.
Babe Ruth


Ninety feet between bases is perhaps as close as man ever come to perfection.
Red Smith


The hardest thing to do in baseball is to hit a round baseball with a round bat, squarely.
Ted Williams


Baseball is the only thing beside the paper clip that hasn't changed.
Bill Veeck


Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
Ted Williams


You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you.
Roy Campanella


Washington: first in war, first in peace, and last in the American League.
Charles Dryden


Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
Yogi Berra


Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
Babe Ruth


Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It's gossip.
Erma Bombeck


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.
Pete Rose


There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.
Tommy Lasorda


I can honestly say it took two full years for me to get over the fact that I was no longer a baseball player.
Nolan Ryan


Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
Ty Cobb


The great thing about baseball is when you're done, you'll only tell your grandchildren the good things. If they ask me about 1989, I'll tell them I had amnesia.
Sparky Anderson


I was born to play baseball.
Roberto Clemente


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


Baseball is a game of inches.
Branch Rickey


Baseball is a lot like life. It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life.
Ernie Harwell


The only real game - I think - in the world is baseball.
George Herman


A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout. That's baseball.
Ernie Harwell


There is but one game and that game is baseball.
John McGraw


I think I was the best baseball player I ever saw.
Willie Mays


Baseball is what we were, and football is what we have become.
Mary McGrory


I chose baseball because to me baseball is the best game of all.
Dave Winfield


For me, baseball is about, again, the team winning.
Eddie Murray


I watch a lot of baseball on the radio.
President Gerald Ford


I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want somebody else to go chase it.
Rogers Hornsby


I'm not an athlete. I'm a professional baseball player.
John Kruk


I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to keep playing baseball.
Pete Rose


I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to keep playing baseball.
Pete Rose


Baseball is a fun game. It beats working for a living.
Phil Linz


I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional walks during batting practice.
Casey Stengel


Baseball is the only major sport that appears backwards in a mirror.
George Carlin


I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to keep playing baseball.
Pete Rose


Some more great baseball quotes.

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    • CoachKnox profile image

      CoachKnox 

      6 years ago from Right now, Louisville, KY

      I love the Earl Weaver quote. Thanks for the insight into some quotes I've never heard before.

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      mr.double13 

      6 years ago

      to everybody that has never stepped on the field, put on cleats, felt the spikes slowly grab the dirt, and actually play a game of baseball. you have no room to comment on weather baseball players have skill or not.

    • Ultimate Hubber profile imageAUTHOR

      Ultimate Hubber 

      8 years ago

      Thanx Dohn, glad you commented.

      Cally, I won't agree because those baseball players will kill me for agreeing. :)

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      Paul Callaghan 

      8 years ago from Paraparaumu, New Zealand

      So this baseball stuff. It's like cricket without the skill right?

    • dohn121 profile image

      dohn121 

      8 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      Good quotes, UH. Thanks for sharing them with us.

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