Baseball Quotes

Life begins when baseball season starts.

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

A baseball manager is a necessary evil.
Sparky Anderson

You can’t hit what you can’t see.
Walter Johnson

The saddest day of the year is the day baseball season ends.
Tommy Lasorda

When they start the game, they don’t yell, “Work ball.” They say, “Play ball.”
Willie Stargell

My pitching philosophy is simple – keep the ball way from the bat.
Satchel Paige

Baseball is the only place in life where a sacrifice is really appreciated.
Mark Beltaire

When you step into the batter’s box, have nothing on your mind except baseball.
Pete Rose

Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.
Tommy Lasorda

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.
Rogers Hornsby

Life is like baseball. You will not hit every pitch. Make the most of the ones you do.

Heroes are remembered but legends live forever.
Babe Ruth

You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Christy Matthewson

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

There are only five things you can do in baseball run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power.
Leo Durocher

Baseball is the only sport I know that when you are on offense the other team controls the ball.
Ken Harrelson

Baseball has been good to me since I quit trying to play it.
Whitey Herzog

A baseball fan is a spectator sitting 500 feet from home plate who can see better than an umpire standing five feet away.