Favorite Quotations ~  Baseball, 2 Baseball Is Just Baseball

"They throw the ball, I hit it. They hit the ball, I catch it." ~ Willie Mays

Big Stick - Baseball

Baseball teaches that errors are part of the game. ~ Ernest Kurtz

You can only milk a cow so long, then you're left holding the pail. ~ Hank Aaron, 1976 Retirement

Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. ~ George F. Will, Men at Work

A great catch is like watching girls go by; the last one you see is always the prettiest. ~ Pack Bob Gibson

I may not be the bestest pitcher in the world, but I sure out-cutes 'em. ~ Satchel Paige

The most fun I ever had in my life was hittin' a baseball. And the best sound I ever heard in my life was a ball hit with a bat. Powww! ~ Ted Williams

Hit them where they ain't. ~ Willie Keeler

I think there are some players born to play ball. ~ Joe DiMaggio

I don't compare 'em, I just catch 'em. ~ Willie Mays

What is life, after all, but a challenge? And what better challenge can there be than the one between the pitcher and the hitter? ~ Warren Spahn

Purists maintain that if you go to a baseball game you will almost always see something you have never seen before. Unfortunately, it usually takes place in the stands. ~ Joe Queenan, True Believers

The dumber a pitcher is, the better. When he gets smart and begins to experiment with a lot of different pitches, he's in trouble. All I ever had was a fastball, a curve, and a changeup and I did pretty good. ~ Dizzy Dean

The most important part of a player’s body is above his shoulders. ~ Ty Cobb

I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That's when you've got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing's a joke to me. I don't feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face. ~ Hank Aaron

Pitching is... the art of instilling fear. ~ Sandy Koufax

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