Baseball Quotes

He (Mickey Mantle) has more speed than any slugger and more slug than any speedster.

There are peaks and valleys in this game. We’re in a valley – Death Valley.

‘How come you wrote that song about DiMaggio? Why didn’t you write it about me?’ ‘It’s about syllables, Mick (Mickey Mantle). It’s about how many beats there are.’

Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.

Hit the ball over the fence and you can take your time going around the bases.

I never realized how boring this game was. (Homer Simpson, watching baseball while sober)

It’s hard to win a pennant, but it’s harder losing one.

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 […]