People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.
— Sandy Koufax

That devilish Iron Horse, whose ear-rending neigh is heard throughout the town, has muddied the Boiling Spring with his foot, and he it is that has browsed off all the woods on Walden shore, that Trojan horse, with a thousand men in his belly, introduced by mercenary Greeks! Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hall, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
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You mean guys don't get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street.
— Bud Selig

It all comes down to when spring training comes. Do you want to go or don't you? If you want to go, you go.
— Chili Davis

The last two times I went to spring training, I had to win a job, and if I didn't get off to a blazing start, I'm on the bench. Now, I've proven myself, so it's not essential that I get off to a real good start.
— spring training quotation by Eric Davis