When you're a kid, what fun the game is! You grab a bat and glove and ball, that's it. I know what Ted Williams and Stan Musial meant when they said it got tougher to get in shape every year.

— Eddie Mathews

The most surprising Eddie Mathews quotes that are free to learn and impress others

It's only a hitch when you're in a slump. When you're hitting the ball its called rhythm.


I'm just a beat up old third baseman.

I'm just a small part of a wonderful game that is a tremendous part of America today.


My mother used to pitch to me and my father would shag balls.

If I hit one up the middle close to my mother, I'd have some extra chores to do. My mother was instrumental in making me a pull hitter.


I don't know where Hank Aaron will break Ruth's record but I can tell you one thing - ten years from the day he hits it three million people will say they were there.