quote by Jackie Robinson

Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman. Grounders are his stock trade.

— Jackie Robinson

Most Powerful Second Baseman quotations

I took a huge risk leaving baseball, because I was predicted to play in the big leagues. I'm kind of a prototypical second baseman.

Second baseman quote Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.

If I have to win one game, I’d have a hard time taking anybody over Dustin Pedroia as my second baseman.

Second baseman quote First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.

George Bowering doesn’t play fair. Baseball Love is so good there is no memoir in the league that can go up against it. Bowering has a sense of story and an eye for detail that eliminate the possibility that he was a lousy second baseman. Reading a home run is fun.

There is no second baseman in the game who can turn the double play better [than Mark Lemke]. Why are people always looking for offense at that position? What's more important is getting outs, and turning the double is a huge factor in getting outs.

The name 'Chuck Jones', according to my uncle, limited my choice of profession to second baseman or cartoonist.

Second baseman quote Life always offers you a second chance. It's called tomorrow.
Life always offers you a second chance. It's called tomorrow.

What is the top requirement for a second baseman? A fine shortstop.

I am fortunate in having the greatest shortstop in baseball, Luis Aparicio.

These are the saddest of possible words, Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance.

Trio of Bear Cubs fleeter than birds, Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance. Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble, Making a Giant hit into a double, Words that are weighty with nothing but trouble, Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance. This brief poem, immortalized the Chicago Cubs' double-play combination: Shortstop Joe Tinker, second baseman Johnny Evers, and first baseman Frank Chance.

'This is America,' my father used to say to me, 'and in this country, a smart young fellow like you can grow up and do just about anything.' My dad, no doubt, was thinking doctor, lawyer, teacher, scientist or businessman. I was thinking second baseman, New York Yankees.