Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher I ever saw. He always pitches when the other team doesn't score any runs.— Tim Mccarver
Strong Baseball Team quotations
Leadership is earned. You want your team to feel like they work with you, not for you.
Baseball players are smarter than football players.
How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
Baseball is the only sport I know that when you're on offense, the other team controls the ball.
If your heart is bigger than the big-gest guy on the team, then you're the biggest guy on the team.
The last time the Cubs won the World Series was 1908.
The last time they were in one was 1945. Hey, any team can have a bad century.
Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.
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.
It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
The worst team in baseball's history won only 55 games.
The best team ever won 110 out of 160, so you're virtually guaranteed to win 1/3 of the time and lose 1/3 of the time. The difference is the 1/3 in the middle. You don't know what bucket the game you're playing falls into, so if you're smart, you'll fight like everything for all of them.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
The Yankees, you see, they're a money team, they're the class of baseball.
You don't ever bet against that.
Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game - and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.
When I was a kid, I have two dreams. I want to be a baseball player. Hometown, Hiroshima, has a Japanese baseball franchise team called Hiroshima Carps. You know, and then I want to be a sushi chef. I want to make own restaurant - sushi restaurant.
Bill Gates has 90 billion dollars ... If I had 90 billion dollars, I wouldn't have it for long because I would just dream of all the crazy stuff I could do with it. This guy, 90 billion dollars. He could buy every baseball team and make them all wear dresses and still have 88 billion dollars.
I follow the baseball team on the Internet more than I do the football team.
Generally you can get a Nebraska game anywhere. Before I started doing big arenas and stuff and had a tour bus when I was just working comedy clubs way back when I would always listen to the games in my hotel room on the Internet.
Well, there are three things that the average man thinks he can do better than anybody else. Build a fire, run a hotel and manage a baseball team.
I played on the 2001 team, the team that won the most games in the history of Major League Baseball and also I played on one of the worst teams of Major League Baseball.
Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.
A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team.
It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
In 2005, a man diagnosed with multiple myeloma asked me if he would be alive to watch his daughter graduate from high school in a few months. In 2009, bound to a wheelchair, he watched his daughter graduate from college. The wheelchair had nothing to do with his cancer. The man had fallen down while coaching his youngest son's baseball team.
I never ride just to ride. I ride to catch a fox. I play baseball to make the team.
You've got to have camaraderie or togetherness on a baseball team if you want to win.
Baseball is the greatest of all team sports.
Up until the time I was 14 years old, I was sure that I was going to be a big-league baseball player. But that dream came to a rude awakening when I got cut from my high school baseball team.
The French don't have a baseball team.
And if they did, there'd only be a left field, and no one would be safe.
My baseball career ended in college.I played on the freshman team, but was becoming more drawn to intellectualism than athleticism, and so I gave up baseball, and it was perfect timing because baseball was going to give up me very soon.
I was really short in high school. I was stuck on the bench in the baseball team, so I just thought I'd try out theater, and that was the last time I did sports.
Every member of our baseball team at West Point became a general: this proves the value of team sports.
In over 160 years of recorded baseball history, no team had ever won a championship this way.
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.
Today's baseball players are walking conglomerates.
They have fantastic salaries, multiple investments, but we had one thing they don't have today, the train ride. We didn't always like it, but those rides kept us close as a team and as friends. Something you can't get on a two hour plane ride that used to take you fifteen hours on a train.
I feel sometimes an American artist must feel, like a baseball player or something - a member of a team writing American history.
A team of giants needs giant pitchers who throw good ideas but every pitcher needs an outstanding catcher. Without giant catchers, the ideas of the giant pitchers may eventually disappear.
If newspapers were a baseball team, they would be the Mets - without the hope for those folks at the very pinnacle of the financial food chain - who average nearly $24 million a year in income - 'next year.'
We're the best team in baseball, but not by much.
Only in baseball can a team player be a pure individualist first and a team player second, within the rules and spirit of the game.
We used to have an all-Black baseball team, all Black stars and when White folks took Jackie Robinson and brought him into the major league that was the beginning of the crushing of Black baseball teams and leagues.