Not only do I like to go to bars because I like to drink, I do like to drink, but I go because who do you see there? Baseball fans.— Harry Caray
Devotion Baseball Fans quotations
The best possible thing in baseball is winning The World Series.
The second best thing is losing The World Series.
They (Expos fans) discovered 'boo' is pronounced the same in French as it is in English.
Get out the rye bread and mustard grandma, cause it's GRAND SALAMI TIME!
[On the Chicago Cubs:] Being a Cubs fan prepares you for life - and Washington.
The highlight of my baseball career came in Philadelphia's Connie Mack Stadium when I saw a fan fall out of the upper deck. When he got up and walked away, the crowd booed.
The sport to which I owe so much has undergone profound changes, but it's still baseball. Kids still imitate their heroes on playgrounds. Fans still ruin expensive suits going after foul balls that cost five dollars. Hitting streaks still make the network news and hot dogs still taste better at the ballpark than at home.
Activate your fans, don’t just collect them like baseball cards.
Baseball fans love numbers. They love to swirl them around their mouths like Bordeaux wine.
It's a funny kind of month, October. For the really keen cricket fan it's when you discover that your wife left you in May.
Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about a bad break I got.
Yet today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Cub fans, by consensus, are the best in baseball.
Year after year, in good times and (mostly) bad, they turn out in vociferous numbers, sustaining themselves with a heavenly ichor that combines loyalty, criticism, cheerfulness, durability, rage, beer and hope, in exquisite proportions.
What are we at the park for except to win? I'd trip my mother.
I'd help her up, brusher her off, tell her I'm sorry. But mother don't make it to third.
All baseball fans can be divided into two groups: those who come to batting practice and the others. Only those in the first category have much chance of amounting to anything.
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball.
Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Baseball without fans is like Jayne Mansfield without a sweater.
Hang on, that can be taken two ways.
Baseball is a slow, sluggish game, with frequent and trivial interruptions, offering the spectator many opportunities to reflect at leisure upon the situation on the field: This is what a fan loves most about the game
I want to thank the good lord for making me a yankee
Baseball is not necessarily an obsessive-compulsive disorder, like washing your hands 100 times a day, but it's beginning to seem that way. We're reaching the point where you can be a truly dedicated, state-of-the-art fan or you can have a life. Take your pick.
Wait'll next year! is the favorite cry of baseball fans, football fans, hockey fans, and gardeners.
Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.
The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted in the American baseball fan. It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons.
The World Series is something that rarely gets to a number of venues in professional baseball. And that's one problem because we want the fan base of particular cities to participate in the World Series, even though there may be a lull in the particular performance of the regional team.
One of the duties of a baseball fan is to engage in arguments with the man behind him.
For most baseball fans, maybe oldest is always best.
We love baseball because it seizes and retains the past, like the snowy village inside a glass paperweight.
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.
I'm not going to get a hit every time in clutch situations, but over the course of the season I'll get a lot of clutch hits. I'm disappointed it's come to a time when they (Orioles fans) boo me. And then to turn around and have the nerve to cheer for you, that's the way baseball goes.
If anyone stays away (after the 1981 strike), my response is this - those people had no right to ever come to the park, because they aren't true baseball fans.
I like the fans, but I don't feel an obligation that I have to be an example to them, like say maybe a baseball player would, or a football player or maybe some other type of musicians. I don't feel I have to really set an example that somebody else has to live up to.
People recognize me wherever I go, where it used to be just New York.
I guess people who aren't even baseball fans watch the World Series. I was driving down the freeway in Los Angeles over the winter and a guy pulled up next to me and gave me the finger.
Any person claiming to be a baseball fan who does not also claim to have invented the quickest, simplest and most complete method of keeping score probably is a fraud.
One time I snuck a ball on with me and when I went to winding up, I threw one of them balls to first and one to second. I was so smooth I picked off both runners and fanned the batter without that ump or the other team even knowing it.
One of the chief duties of the fan is to engage in arguments with the man behind him. This department of the game has been allowed to run down fearfully.
The place was always cold, and I got the feeling that the fans would have enjoyed baseball more if it had been played with a hockey puck.