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200 Greatest Quotes About Baseball


It would make everything I worked for meaningless if baseball is integrated but political parties were segregated. Jackie Robinson
Cricket is basically baseball on valium. Robin Williams
I never rush myself. See, they can't start the game without me. Satchel Paige
Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical. Yogi Berra
I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump (Wrigley Field) all the time. Babe Ruth
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there. Yogi Berra
What I am, what I have, what I am going to leave behind me - all this I owe to the game of baseball. Babe Ruth
A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore. Yogi Berra
If you don't know where you are currently standing, you're dead. Samuel Beckett
Well, the good Lord and good luck must have been with me because I did exactly what I said I was going to do. Babe Ruth
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world. Babe Ruth
Don't be afraid to take advice. There's always something new to learn. Babe Ruth
The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it. Jackie Robinson
Okay you guys, pair up in threes! Yogi Berra
Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks. Babe Ruth
The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'. Robin Williams
In all my years of baseball, I have always expected to be traded. I never liked the idea. Jackie Robinson
I don't know (if they were men or women running naked across the field). They had bags over their heads. Yogi Berra
Base-ball is our game: the American game: I connect it with our national character. Walt Whitman
I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can. Babe Ruth
If I could run like Mantle I'd hit .400 every year! Ted Williams
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets. Yogi Berra
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are? Satchel Paige
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 consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. Lou Gehrig
When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game. Joe DiMaggio
I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world... the kids... our national pastime. Babe Ruth
Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken. Yogi Berra
If I had to choose between baseball’s Hall of Fame and first class citizenship for all of my people. I would say first-class citizenship. Jackie Robinson
Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder. Babe Ruth
Losing is a learning experience. It teaches you humility. It teaches you to work harder. It's also a powerful motivator. Yogi Berra
It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life. Mickey Mantle
If you want to end darkness you cannot beat it with a baseball bat, you have to turn on a light. Marianne Williamson
I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat. Babe Ruth
Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead. Jackie Robinson
I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra