Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Favorite Baseball Quotes: Volume I

Jim Abbott

But if a career can be measured by special moments, lessons learned, and a connection with people then I would stack mine up with anyone's. So that's why I stand here. To share. Maybe there is an obligation to share. To try and learn from the experiences life puts us through."– Jim Abbott

"They both (statistics & bikinis) show a lot, but not everything." – Toby Harrah

A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz. ~ Humphrey Bogart

"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." – Bob Feller

Humphrey Bogart

"Number one rule, attend to business" – Lefty Grove

Satchel Paige
"Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common." – Satchel Paige

"I ain't what I used to be, but who the hell is?" – Dizzy Dean

"There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens." – Tommy Lasorda

“Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.” – Barry Switzer

"You're born with two strikes against you, so don't take a third one on your own." – Connie Mack

"People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it." – Sparky Anderson

"A great catch is like watching pretty girls walk by; the last one is always the prettiest." - Bob Gibson

Bob Gibson

If it’s a fast ball, I swing. If it’s a curve ball, I miss. – Matt Field