quote by Mike Schmidt

If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black.

— Mike Schmidt

Controversy Baseball Mental quotations

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.


Baseball mental quote Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental pict
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!

Ninety percent of this game is half mental.

Baseball mental quote Cease negative mental chattering. If you think a thing is impossible, you'll mak
Cease negative mental chattering. If you think a thing is impossible, you'll make it impossible. Pessimism blunts the tools you need to succeed.

Long distance running is 90% mental and the other half is physical.

Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium as well as on the road people were on my back. The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me. I was drained of all my desire to play baseball.

We get what we deserve. When we allow dirty players to be sanitized and called "intense competitors," when we accept classless gestures and taunting as healthy enthusiasm, when we cheer for the barbaric, eye-for-an-eye mentality of players throwing baseballs at each other, we get what we deserve.


Baseball mental quote Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker
Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.

So you have to be more mentally focused in baseball.

So, baseball is probably more physical of the two mentally.

Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.

Baseball mental quote One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks
One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.

Ninety percent of the game (baseball) is half mental.

Baseball can be a game of peaks and valleys.

Mentally, I want to stay away from the ups and downs and just maintain a level approach.


I have a relationship with Christ. It allows me to handle situations better. It allows me to treat people better and it allows me to have a better mental attitude towards baseball.

Baseball mental quote A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug
A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.

I love sharing my knowledge of hitting with others.

Now coaches and players at all levels can learn my systematic approach to hitting a baseball with more consistency, mental strength and accuracy.

As a general comment on baseball:"90% of the game is half mental."

When you've learned to believe in yourself, there's no telling how good a player you can be. That's because you have the mental edge.