Favorite Quotations ~  Baseball Batter Up!

"Ya gotta be ready for the fastball." ~ Ted Williams

Ted Williams

My ability to throw a baseball was a gift. It was a God-given gift. And I am truly appreciative of that gift. ~ Nolan Ryan

Never wear a backward baseball cap to an interview unless applying for the job of umpire. ~ Casey Stengel

Baseball is life. The rest is just details. ~ Sporting News

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

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

There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.~ Casey Stengel

If you play well on the field, everything will take care of itself. ~ Derek Jeter

I hit big or I miss big, I like to live as big as I can. ~ Babe Ruth

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base. ~ Dave Barry

I can't recall a day this year or last when I did not hear the name of Babe Ruth. ~ Hank Aaron

The best thing you can do in the whole world is to play baseball. That's a lucky job... The passion for baseball is always going to be there. ~ Cal Ripken, Jr.

The only real game -- I think -- in the world is baseball. ~ Babe Ruth

It ain't braggin' if you go out and do it. ~ Dizzy Dean

I don't think I can play any other way but all out. I enjoy the game so much because I'm putting so much into it. ~ George Brett

Why does everyone talk about the past? All that counts is tomorrow's game. ~ Roberto Clemente

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