Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?

β€” Jim Bouton

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Forget goals. Value the process.

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If you had a pill that would guarantee a pitcher 20 wins, but might take five years off his life, he'd take it.

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We were like farm animals compared to today's players who are treated like thoroughbreds.

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Lots of people look up to Billy Martin. That's because he just knocked them down.

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You're only as smart as your ERA.

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Back then, if you had a sore arm, the only people concerned were you and your wife. Now it's you, your wife, your agent, your investment counselor, your stockbroker, and your publisher.

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For a hundred years, the owners screwed the players.

For 25 years, the players have screwed the owners-they've got 75 years to go.

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You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.

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How come nobody wants to argue with me? Is it because I'm always so right?

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Statistics are about as interesting as first base coaches.

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Opening day -- or Opening Day. Depending on how you feel about it.

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A lot of long relievers are ashamed to tell their parents what they do.

The only nice thing about it is that you get to wear a uniform like everbody else.

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About Jim Bouton

Quotes 16 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

The older they get, the better they were when they were younger.

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Jim Pagliaroni joined the club tonight and is going to be a welcome addition.

He was describing a girl that one of the ballplayers had been out with and said, β€œIt's hard to say exactly what she looked like. She was kind of Joe Torre with tits.” This joke can only be explained with a picture of Joe Torre. But I'm not sure any exist. He dissolves camera lenses.

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It never hurts to apologize, especially if you don't mean it.

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