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Baseball And Success Quotes


"Congratulations to Alex Rodriguez on his 660th home run, milestones in baseball are meant to be broken and I wish him continued success throughout his career." - Willie Mays

"Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success." - Sparky Anderson

"Love the game of baseball and baseball will love you." - Babe Ruth

"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

"Baseball and malaria keep coming back." - Gene Mauch

"I grew up playing football and baseball." - Amare Stoudemire

"I was fortunate enough to have baseball to teach me the values relative to success. The sport gifted me with leadership and team building skills that translate in a relatable way in the world." - Willie Wilson

"That's one of the great oddities of baseball: Success is relative. A hitter who fails 70 percent of the time at the plate is a potential member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and many World Championship teams lose more than 70 games during their title-winning seasons." - Don Yaeger

"The first thing baseball wants to do is make you a superstar and then say that you owe baseball something. I don't owe baseball anything. Baseball owes me." - Hank Aaron

"I spent twenty-two seasons playing professional baseball. Naturally, success in that field is measured by batting averages, number of home runs and RBIs, fielding averages, ERAs and other statistics. Fame, notoriety and the bright lights fade quickly. To me, true success in life would be to develop both physically and spiritually to our fullest and to endure to the end!" - Harmon Killebrew

"Baseball gives ... a growing boy self-poise and self-reliance. Baseball is a man maker." - Albert Goodwill Spalding

"We (San Francisco) have football weather during baseball season, and baseball weather during football season." - Herb Caen

"Baseball is all I ever wanted. I could eat, sleep, and dream baseball." - Smoky Joe Wood

"I love the fans, I love the game of baseball, and I love Cincinnati baseball." - Pete Rose

"I'm a sports-watcher. I played football and baseball, coached baseball. So I watch those things." - Phil Jackson

"Baseball caps never go out of style and are easy to wear. Beyond baseball, beyond sports, I really do think a baseball cap is for everyone." - David Wright

"Baseball is played by all countries now, and softball, too" - Tommy Lasorda

"Baseball fans are junkies, and their heroin is the statistic." - Robert S. Wieder

"I love baseball, and the door remains open." - Rafael Palmeiro

"There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball." - Bill Veeck

"My life as Mrs. Leo Durocher and baseball come first." - Laraine Day

"Baseball has undergone and absorbed a whole set of dislocations." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"Everything I have, I owe to baseball and the Dodgers." - Tommy Lasorda

"There is but one game and that game is baseball." - John Mcgraw

"I love baseball. And American Football, too. But not rugby." - Carlos Slim

"I bet on baseball in 1987 and 1988." - Pete Rose

"Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance." - Al Spalding

"I love my baseball, and I love my Phillies." - Chad Hurley

"Baseball is played by all countries now, and softball, too." - Tommy Lasorda

"I'm a baseball fan, but I'm not qualified to make baseball decisions, and I don't want to pretend to be," - Mark Walter

"Baseball was my main sport, but I peaked when I reached high school and so my baseball career stopped." - George Winston

"I had a marvelous baseball career and after my baseball career, there is an abundance of opportunity out there." - Cal Ripken Jr

"I played three sports in high school, baseball, football and basketball. Baseball really helped me a lot." - Calvin Pryor

"Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on." - Peter Ueberroth

"I'm a baseball fan, but I'm not qualified to make baseball decisions, and I don't want to pretend to be." - Mark Walter

"I understand business and understand the ugly face of baseball, which is the business part of baseball." - Pedro Martinez

"My dad was my coach in baseball and early on in basketball, so playing baseball was something we always did." - Matthew Stafford

"Success is beautiful and dangerous." - Robin S. Sharma

"Success is unpredictable and fragile." - Brigitte Bardot

"Recognize success with thanksgiving and build more success on that." - Emmet Fox

"In college, I was like most young men, doing what pleased me and looking out mainly for my own interest. I had success in baseball and was very popular in school but all these things, which the world chases after, left me empty and unfulfilled. Through a series of trials and difficult times, the Lord opened my eyes to my sin and what would truly fulfill me. June 9, 2001, I received forgiveness and the gift of eternal life through Jesus Christ." - Luke Scott

"It's the spirit of Dominicans coming out and the pride that we have in our music and our baseball players. Dominicans love two things: politics and baseball. When we're not talking politics, we're talking baseball." - Jose Peralta

"England and America should scrap cricket and baseball and come up with a new game that they both can play. Like baseball, for example." - Robert Benchley

"Major League Baseball has not forgotten and will never forget the great contribution and sacrifice that Jackie made to baseball and to all of society" - Bud Selig

"England and America should scrap cricket and baseball and come up with a new game that they both can play. Like baseball, for example." - Robert Benchley

"I listen to NPR and baseball games when I'm in my car. I mean, exclusively NPR and baseball games, and that's it, as far as the radio." - Juliana Hatfield

"[A]ll of life, as we know it, moves in little, unavailing circles. More justly than to anything else, it can be likened to the game of baseball. Crack! we hit the ball, and away we go. If we earn a run (in life we call it success) we get back to the home plate and sit upon a bench. If we are thrown out, we walk back to the home plate - and sit upon a bench." - O Henry

"I never argue with people who say baseball is boring, because baseball is boring. And then, suddenly, it isn't. And that's what makes it great." - Joe Posnanski

"The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it." - Jackie Robinson

"Baseball people think they can find athletes with good bodies and teach them to play baseball. What's wrong with giving someone who already knows how to play baseball a chance? I think I fall into that category." - Marcus Giles

"People don't understand: I've always been busy. They think that, "Oh, he's too busy, blah blah blah...," but for me, this is how it's always been. I took 18 credits every semester of college, graduated in three years, took graduate school courses, played football and baseball my whole college career. I've never stopped, and that's where that phrase "No Time 2 Sleep" is always true. I get motivated by success, by winning, by being around great people." - Russell Wilson

"You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity...No we must not. You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball." - Albert Einstein

"There are a lot of pitchers in baseball who should celebrate his life and what he did for the game of baseball." - Tommy John

"You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity... No we must not. You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball." - Albert Einstein

"Baseball is the greatest of American games. Some say football, but it is my firm belief, and it shall always be, that baseball has no superior." - Thomas A Edison

"I can't think of a recent baseball song except John Fogerty's Centerfield. It's very difficult to write a baseball song that pleases fans and non-fans alike." - Garth Brooks

"Definitely if you're an athlete, you're gonna be having all the baseball fame you can have. That's the great thing about baseball and sports. You can measure ability." - John Leguizamo

"Through SCP Auctions, the Garvey family will also continue to share our great love for baseball by donating time and dollars to youth baseball programs." - Steve Garvey

"For most baseball fans, maybe oldest is always best. We love baseball because it seizes and retains the past, like the snowy village inside a glass paperweight." - Donald Hall

"My dad and all my family were into baseball. His brothers, my mom's brothers, my mom's father. Baseball was just always a part of our family." - Mark Teixeira

"My first interest in baseball is the welfare of baseball itself. My second is the Cincinnati Reds, and my third is Warren Giles." - Warren Giles

"I was a big baseball player, and my passion in life, in third grade, was collecting baseball cards. That was my childhood thing." - Alan Ritchson

"My father loved baseball and he cultivated my talent. I don't think he ever had any doubt in his mind that I would play professional baseball someday." - Bob Feller

"If you put a baseball and other toys in front of a baby, he'll pick up a baseball in preference to the others." - Tris Speaker

"I never get nervous. Baseball consists of two things: hitting and pitching, and we've got both." - Carl Pohlad

"If you rush in and out of the clubhouse, you rush in and out of baseball." - Pee Wee Reese

"Other kids went out and beat each other up or played baseball, and I built electronics." - Robert Moog

"Right now I like baseball, hockey and tennis players. And horseback riders." - Martina Hingis

"Baseball is the greatest game in the world and deserves the best you can give it." - Babe Ruth

"Baseball games are like snowflakes and fingerprints, no two are ever alike." - W P Kinsella

"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball." - Rogers Hornsby

"Men are too emotional to vote. Their conduct at baseball games and political conventions shows this . . ." - Alice Duer Miller

"Baseball is my life, the only thing I know and can talk about. My only interest." - Rogers Hornsby

"Baseball, of all sports, and maybe of all human endeavors, has no room for cynicism." - Howard Frank Mosher

"He's the strangest hitter in baseball. Figure him out one way and he'll kill you another." - Sandy Koufax

"I always wanted to play baseball and join the circus. Now I have both." - Graig Nettles

"Finally learning his baseball history, on the topic of Hank Aaron and his home run record" - Alfonso Soriano

"Not everybody will become a baseball star and not everybody will make the money I'm making." - Bobby Bonilla

"So George Burns and my grandpa took me to my first baseball game." - Leigh Steinberg

"Baseball isn't a life-and-death matter, but the Red Sox are." - Mike Barnicle

"Baseball is sunshine, green grass, fathers and sons, our rural past." - Albert Theodore Powers

"It (baseball) has no clock, no ties and no Liberal intrusions into the organized progression." - George Will

"Baseball is simply my platform to elevate Jesus Christ, my Lord and Savior." - Albert Pujols

"Baseball is America's pastime, and that record is absolutely huge in the States." - Pete Sampras

"Baseball got into my blood early and I worked harder at it than anything." - Charley Pride

"Nolan Ryan helped me with baseball, and my dad passing away gave me a bigger heart." - Randy Johnson

"I play baseball and I like to read. What makes that odd?" - Scott Rolen

"I'm not perfect. Nobody's perfect. But I love baseball and I love to play hard." - Adrian Beltre

"Baseball is a game-I just go out there and enjoy it." - Cc Sabathia

"Since baseball is my favorite sport, it's easy to go out and do what I do." - Tim Lincecum

"Open your heart to a baseball team and you're liable to get it broken." - Jane Heller

"It's the wild, wild West of baseball, and it just keeps getting wilder." - Joe Kehoskie

"Baseball is for the leisurely afternoons of summer and for the unchanging dreams." - Roger Kahn

"Men are too emotional to vote. Their conduct at baseball games and political conventions shows this..." - Alice Duer Miller

"Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical." - Yogi Berra

"Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical." - Yogi Berra

"Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast." - Joe Garagiola

"Baseball is fathers and sons. Football is brothers beating each other up in the backyard." - Donald Hall

"You look around baseball and when things go south, that type of fan apathy happens." - Mike Quade

"Making love is like hitting a baseball. You just gotta relax and concentrate." - Susan Sarandon

"A cloud hangs over baseball. It's a cloud called drugs and it's permeated our game." - Peter Ueberroth

"Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere." - Bill Veeck

"I have a love of baseball and a love of music." - Jason Aldean

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

"Baseball is not a lot of statistics to me. It's blood and tears." - Laraine Day

"I'm a big sports guy - golf, tennis, baseball, basketball, snowboarding - and I love games." - Jason Dohring

"Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it." - Curt Flood

"I wasn't ever good enough to be on the baseball team and that sort of stuff." - Balthazar Getty

"I like playing all sports, from football to soccer, and I love playing baseball." - Ryan Guzman

"Baseball skills schizophrenically encompass a pitcher's, a batter's and a fielder's." - John Updike

"I love sports. I've played basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, track and field growing up." - Michael B Jordan

"Cuba wants to get rid of a dictator, and baseball needs a dictator." - Bob Kerrey

"I was set to go to Oregon to play college baseball and football." - Harmon Killebrew

"Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up." - Bob Lemon

"When I was a little boy, my dream was to play baseball and leave Cuba." - William Levy

"Baseball is what we were, and football is what we have become." - Mary Mcgrory

"Baseball is a little bigger gamble than most, and the stakes are pretty high." - Jacob Ruppert

"Wait'll next year! is the favorite cry of baseball fans, football fans, hockey fans, and gardeners." - Robert Orben

"I am lucky, .. that the popular sport in the Soviet Union was chess and not baseball." - Garry Kasparov

"Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes." - Will Rogers

"Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades." - Frank Robinson

"Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world." - Babe Ruth

"Despite reforms in steroid control, serious problems still occur in and out of baseball." - Jim Sensenbrenner

"I think it's a natural fit, major league baseball and country music." - Joe Nichols

"I've got a wife, four kids, a business, and a baseball career." - Curt Schilling

"In baseball you have terrific data and you can be a lot more creative with it." - Nate Silver

"Playing baseball was my dream, and no amount of money could sway my opinion." - Willie Stargell

"The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers." - Earl Weaver

"In baseball you train the whole body, except for the hip and eyes." - Rickey Henderson

"I was a very good baseball player and football player as a kid." - John Malkovich

"There are more people killed with baseball bats and hammers than are killed with guns." - Paul Broun

"I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story." - George Brett

"I was the biggest, most hopeless and most violent drunk in baseball." - Sam McDowell

"Baseball is a kind of collective chess with arms and legs in full play under sunlight." - Jacques Barzun

"Baseball is all about pitching, and we know we have to improve our pitching." - Tom Hicks

"Baseball has better opening days and All-Star Games than the N.F.L. does. Ours stink." - John Madden

"Baseball is the exponent of American Courage, Confidence, Combativeness, American Dash, Discipline, Determination, American Energy, Eagerness, Enthusiasm, American Pluck, Persistency, Performance, American Spirit, Sagacity, Success, American Vim, Vigor, Virility." - Albert Goodwill Spalding

"Pete Rose is baseball." - Sparky Anderson

"Mickey Mantle was baseball." - Bob Costas

"Thank God for baseball." - Mickey Mantle

"Baseball is the life." - Steve Garvey

"Baseball needs more superstars." - Bryce Harper

"I'm a baseball freak." - Dee Dee Myers

"Never bet on baseball." - Pete Rose

"I miss baseball." - Dale Murphy

"Formula for success: Underpromise and overachieve." - Tom Peters

"Success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration!" - Thomas A Edison

"Your success and happiness lie in you." - Helen Keller

"Success means doing something sincerely and wholeheartedly." - Bruce Lee

"Aim for service and success will follow!" - Albert Schweitzer



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