What does a mama bear on the pill have in common with the World Series? No cubs.— Harry Caray
Craziest Baseball Games quotations
I'll tell you what's helped me my entire life.
I look at baseball as a game. It's something where people can go out, enjoy and have fun. Nothing more.
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.
Politics is not a baseball game with winners or losers.
What politics is about is whether we protect the needs of millions of people in this country who are hurting.
Years ago, while I was watching a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Texas Rangers, I remember staring in awe at Cal Ripken. I realized during this game that 'you don't have to be flashy' or have 'power numbers' to be great. It's about the simple things that are the hard things. It's about leadership, work ethic and commitment.
The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers.
No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games.
No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference.
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.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day.
Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.
Ninety feet between home plate and first base may be the closest man has ever come to perfection.
Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain.
The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game.
The second-greatest feeling is to lose a major league game.
You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life.
Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead.
Well, boys, it's a round ball and a round bat and you got to hit the ball square.
The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love.
I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can't play games his whole life.
Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.
I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
More than any other American sport, baseball creates the magnetic, addictive illusion that it can almost be understood.
Boys, baseball is a game where you gotta have fun. You do that by winning.
A good base stealer should make the whole infield jumpy.
Whether you steal or not, you're changing the rhythm of the game. If the pitcher is concerned about you, he isn't concentrating enough on the batter.
Baseball is a fun game. It beats working for a living.
Baseball, to me, is still the national pastime because it is a summer game.
I feel that almost all Americans are summer people, that summer is what they think of when they think of their childhood. I think it stirs up an incredible emotion within people.
Your body is not made to throw like we throw.
That's why you see softball pitchers pitching two or three games a day. It's a natural movement in softball. In baseball it's not a natural movement.
Baseball games are like snowflakes and fingerprints, no two are ever alike.
You look up and down the bench and you have to say to yourself, 'Can't anybody here play this game?' There comes a time in every man's life and I've had plenty of them.
Baseball is a game of race, creed, and color.
The race is to first base. The creed is the rules of the game. The color? Well, the home team wears white uniforms, and the visiting team wears gray.
The one constant through all the years has been baseball.
America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It's been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game, is a part of our past. It reminds us of all that once was good, and what could be again.
That's baseball, and it's my game. Y' know, you take your worries to the game, and you leave 'em there. You yell like crazy for your guys. It's good for your lungs, gives you a lift, and nobody calls the cops. Pretty girls, lots of 'em.
My dad taught me to switch-hit. He and my grandfather, who was left-handed, pitched to me every day after school in the back yard. I batted lefty against my dad and righty against my granddad.
I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things.