Favorite Quotations ~  Baseball, 3 Baseball Biographies

"The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen." ~ Bob Lemon

Roger Clemens

Baseball is dull only to dull minds. ~ Red Barber

I think about the cosmic snowball theory. A few million years from now the Sun will burn out and lose its gravitational pull. The Earth will turn into a giant snowball and be hurled through space. When that happens it won’t matter if I got this guy out. ~ Bill “Spaceman” Lee, Heroes of Baseball

I had to will my way through that game. Sometimes, it takes more than talent or more than a 95-mile-an-hour fastball. You have to will it. ~ Roger Clemens

I hate all hitters. I start a game mad and I stay that way until it's over. ~ Don Drysdale

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. ~ Jacques Barzun

I think I wrote once that baseball in many ways is very much like reading. I said there are more bad books than bad ballgames, or maybe it was the other way around. I can't remember. ~ Roger Angell

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. ~ Babe Ruth

I don't care who you are, you hear those boos. ~ Mickey Mantle

Learn what pitch you can hit good; then wait for that pitch. ~ Wee Willie Keeler

Baseball has life in it — life in all its degrees and colors, covering the whole spectrum of human experiences. ~ Ray Hathaway

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