Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.— Bob Feller
The most proven Bob Feller quotes that are proven to give you inner joy
Nowadays, they have more trouble packing hair dryers than baseball equipment.
I try to be a good human being and keep up with what's going on in the world by reading and staying in touch with the current events.
If you believe your catcher is intelligent and you know that he has considerable experience, it is a good thing to leave the game almost entirely in his hands.
I would rather beat the Yankees regularly than pitch a no hit game.
When I pick up the ball and it feels nice and light and small I know I'm going to have a good day. But if I picked it up and it's big and heavy, I know I'm liable to get into a little trouble.
As much as we disliked the Yankees, fans and players alike, they were good for baseball. They consistently unsuccessful teams like the Browns, Senators, and A's paid a lot of their bills with those big crowds that poured through the gates when the Yankees came to town.
The difference between relief pitching when I did it today is simple, there is too much of it. It's one of those cases where more is not necessarily better.
You figure they cheat at the ballpark, they'll cheat on the golf course, they'll cheat in business, and anything else in life. Players may laugh about it and say it's funny, but right down in their heart, they don't think it's funny at all, and they have no respect for a person who cheats.
Baseball in the Navy always was much more fun than it had been in the major leagues.
I did what any American could and should do: serve his country in its time of need.
Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed upon the Yankees. Apparently it angers them.
Yankee Stadium, it's like everything else in this country.
In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them all down.
I just reared back and let them go.
Trying to sneak a fastball by Ted Williams was like trying to sneak a sunbeam by a rooster in the morning.
Cooperstown is the greatest place on Earth.
I don't think baseball owes colored people anything.
I don't think colored people owe baseball anything, either.
When you make a bad pitch and the hitter puts it out of the park and you cost your team the game, it's a real test of your maturity to be able to stand in front of your locker fifteen minutes later and admit it to the world. How many people in other professions would be willing to have their job performances evaluated that way, in front of millions, every afternoon at five o'clock.
Where the ball went was up to heaven. Sometimes I threw the ball clean up into the stands.
Ted Williams was the greatest hitter I ever saw, but DiMaggio was the greatest all around player.
I'm no hero. Heroes don't come back. Survivors return home. Heroes never come home. If anyone thinks I'm a hero, I'm not.
Nobody lives forever and I've had a blessed life.
Life comes down to honesty and doing what's right. That's what's most important.
My father loved baseball and he cultivated my talent.
I don't think he ever had any doubt in his mind that I would play professional baseball someday.