Baseball Quotes

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.

Careers end with a ground ball to shortstop, not with a home run. Bull Durham (movie), script

The Mets have found ways of losing that I never knew existed.

Trying to throw a fastball by Henry Aaron is like trying to sneak a sunrise past a rooster.

Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice versa.

I went over and introduced myself. ‘Mr. DiMaggio, I’m Paul Simon. I’m the guy who wrote ‘Mrs. Robinson.’ He knew. He invited me to sit down… It was still the hippie days and he was wondering whether I was making fun of him. I told him I wasn’t making fun of him. I said the […]

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.