Never hit a man with glasses. Hit him with a baseball bat.
The last words to the ‘Star Spangled Banner?’ ‘Play ball!’
Jackie, (Robinson) we’ve got no army. There’s virtually nobody on our side. No owners, no umpires, very few newspapermen. And I’m afraid that many fans will be hostile. We’ll be in a tough position. We can win only if we can convince the world that I’m doing this because you’re a great ballplayer, a fine […]
Ninety feet between the bases is the nearest thing to perfection that man has yet achieved.
But Flynn preceded Casey, as did also Jimmy Blake; and the former was a hoodoo, while the latter was a cake. So upon that stricken multitude, grim melancholy sat; For there seemed but little chance of Casey getting to the bat. But Flynn let drive a single, to the wonderment of all. And Blake, the […]
Baseball is like a poker game, nobody wants to quit when he’s losing: nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.
Baseball is dull only to dull minds.
From the benches, black with people, there went up a muffled roar, Like the beating of the storm waves on the stern and distant shore. ‘Kill him! Kill the umpire!’ shouted someone in the stand; And it’s likely they’d have killed him had not Casey raised his hand.
Above anything else, I hate to lose.
Professional baseball is on the wane. Salaries must come down or the interest of the public must be increased in some way.