Baseball Quotes

Never hit a man with glasses. Hit him with a baseball bat.

The last words to the ‘Star Spangled Banner?’ ‘Play ball!’

Baseball is a skilled game. It’s America’s game – it, and high taxes.

Two hours is about as long as any American can wait for the close of a baseball game, or anything else for that matter.

Players have been bought, sold and exchanged as though they were sheep instead of American citizens.

Hitting a baseball is the hardest thing to do in all sport. Think about it: You’ve got a round ball, a round bat, and the object is to hit it square.

They give you a round bat and they throw you a round ball. And they tell you to hit it square.

America’s game: has the snap, go, fling, of the American atmosphere – belongs as much to our institutions, fits into them as significantly, as our constitutions, laws: is just as important in the sum total of our historic life.

Hating the (New York) Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.

Baseball brings out a kind of pugnacious frustration in foreigners. Once as guest of a very old and dear friend in London, we were at Lord’s watching a sedate and important cricket match. When a player let a fast ball go by, my wife yelled, “Git it! What ya got, lead in ya pants?” A […]