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Baseball History Quotes

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"Without Cooperstown, you don't have baseball: Baseball is history." - Brian Kilmeade

"The whole history of baseball has the quality of mythology." - Bernard Malamud

"One of the beautiful things about baseball is the history." - Jim Abbott

"Major league baseball is about the history of the game. Baseball history is so important. It's so much more than money." - Joe Torre

"No man in the history of baseball had as much power as . No man." - Mickey Mantle

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

"After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that." - Reggie Jackson

"In over 160 years of recorded baseball history, no team had ever won a championship this way." - John Thorn

"American history and the history of baseball are bound up together: our racial politics can be described and traced through it." - Chad Harbach

"I played on the 2001 team, the team that won the most games in the history of Major League Baseball and also I played on one of the worst teams of Major League Baseball." - Ichiro Suzuki

"No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. Hes the best Ive ever seen." - Ryne Sandberg

"The greatest country in the history in the world is being attacked. So all of this (baseball) doesn't mean very much." - Bud Selig

"I feel sometimes an American artist must feel, like a baseball player or something - a member of a team writing American history.." - Willem De Kooning

"No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. He's the best I've ever seen." - Ryne Sandberg

"If you watch the history of baseball, teams come back, and sometimes they could have come back, but they give in or give up." - Tony La Russa

"Patriotism ruins history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Patriotism corrupts history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"History is merely gossip" - Oscar Wilde

"History repeats herself." - Jennifer Stone

"It's history. It's poetry." - J D Salinger

"We cannot escape history." - Abraham Lincoln

"Never, ever forget history." - Sukarno

"Of course, I believe that Mike Piazza is probably the greatest offensive catcher in the history of baseball, only got over 50%. Johnny Bench is the best catcher in the history of baseball, but Piazza has all the record for catchers as far as offensively." - Pete Rose

"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

"Fiction is history, human history, or it is nothing." - Joseph Conrad

"The history of empires is the history of human misery." - Edward Gibbon

"Anything but history, for history must be false." - Robert Walpole

"Human history is in essence a history of ideas." - H G Wells

"History is past politics, and politics is present history." - Edward Augustus Freeman

"History is not history unless it is the truth." - Abraham Lincoln

"And history becomes legend and legend becomes history." - Jean Cocteau

"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history." - George Bernard Shaw

"The history of England is emphatically the history of progress." - Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild

"Human history in essence is the history of ideas." - H G Wells

"The history of art is the history of revivals." - Samuel Butler

"The history of [Mariano] Rivera is pretty unbelievable. And even if you're not a Yankee or a baseball fan, you have to appreciate the tradition. He gets respect from Boston fans and Phillies fans, and I love tradition." - Andrea Tantaros

"Baseball has so much history and tradition. You can respect it, or you can exploit it for profit, but it's still being made all over the place, all the time." - Michael Lewis

"Patterns repeat themselves in history" - Rick Riordan

"History is the third parent." - Nadeem Aslam

"History is the devil's scripture." - Lord Byron

"History is written by winners." - Alex Haley

"Men make their own history" - Karl Marx

"Only the vanquished remember history." - Marshall Mcluhan

"8) History never repeats itself." - Larry Niven

"the materialist conception of history." - Christopher Hitchens

"Happy people have no history." - Leo Tolstoy

"History: a collection of epitaphs." - Elbert Hubbard

"History is the new poetry." - Thomas Carlyle

"History as the slaughter-bench" - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"The Thames is liquid history." - John Burns

"No generation can escape history." - George H W Bush

"[Judge and Jury] is outstanding. I have learned more about the history of baseball, true history, than from anything I have ever read or heard about. [It's] research and documentation clarifies so many of the personalities and events that took place before 'my time' in the game. Jacques Barzun's quote: 'Whoever would know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball' should be supplanted by [this] biography of Landis." - Ralph Kiner

"The Grecian history is a poem, Latin history a picture, modern history a chronicle." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"The use of history as therapy means the corruption of history as history." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft." - Winston Churchill

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

"I owe baseball. Baseball don't owe me a damn thing." - Pete Rose

"God, I just love baseball." - Robert Redford

"I wanted to play baseball!" - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Baseball is our national game." - Calvin Coolidge

"Everything is contagious in baseball." - Rex Hudler

"Baseball is a man maker." - Albert Goodwill Spalding

"Ballet is the fairies baseball." - Oscar Levant

"You just cant predict baseball" - John Sterling

"Baseball wasn't easy for me." - Ryne Sandberg

"Baseball regards us as sheep." - Curt Flood

"Baseball is just my job." - Barry Bonds

"I wanted to play baseball!" - Kareem Abduljabbar

"Baseball is a man maker." - Al Spalding

"Not everybody's a baseball fan." - Derek Jeter

"Baseball is a team game." - Eddie Murray

"Baseball has all the money." - Brett Hull

"I admitted I bet on baseball, but I wasn't suspended from baseball for betting on baseball." - Pete Rose

"The silliest and most tendentious of baseball writing tries to wrest profundity from the spectacle of grown men hitting a ball with a stick by suggesting linkages between the sport and deep issues of morality, parenthood, history, lost innocence, gentleness, and so on, seemingly ad infinitum . (The effort reeks of silliness because baseball is profound all by itself and needs no excuses; people who don't know this are not fans and are therefore unreachable anyway." - Stephen Jay Gould

"History is a record of exploded ideas." - John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

"The history of mankind is his character." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Our best history is still poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Biography is the only true history." - Thomas Carlyle

"A turning point in modern history." - Robert Frost

"Much more than memoir; it's history." - Russell Banks

"History gets written by the winners..." - Cassandra Clare

"History is the revelation of Providence." - Lajos Kossuth

"History isn't through with me yet." - Ferdinand Marcos

"What man is, only history tells." - George Mosse

"A well-behaved woman seldom makes history" - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

"History is at once freedom and necessity." - Antonio Gramsci

"Newspapers are the second hand of history." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Fischer prefers to enter Chess history alone" - Miguel Najdorf

"Iraq has no history of ethnic conflict." - Paul Wolfowitz

"History is the autobiography of a madman." - Alexander Herzen

"History is all explained by geography." - Robert Penn Warren

"History, sir, will tell lies as usual." - George Bernard Shaw

"History doesn't pass the dishes again." - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

"History is an agreed-upon fiction." - Diane Ackerman

"History is a game played backwards only." - Marge Piercy

"History is rarely made by reasonable men." - Terry Goodkind

"People who behave rarely make history." - Josh Linkner

"History is the lie commonly agreed upon." - Voltaire

"Live in the moment. Moments make history." - Nikki Sixx

"History is the unfolding of miscalculations." - Barbara Tuchman

"There is properly no history; only biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"History is the science of people." - Jose Ortega Y Gasset

"Nothing falsifies history more than logic." - Francois Guizot

"History is the distillation of rumour." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is the essence of innumerable biographies." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is the self-consciousness of humanity." - Johann Gustav Droysen

"There is properly no history, only biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"History is and should be a science." - Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges

"One must overcome history by dogma." - Henry Edward Manning

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"History proves nothing because it contains everything." - Emile M Cioran

"Honest history is the weapon of freedom." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"History teaches everything, even the future." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"There is no history, only histories." - Karl Popper

"History at its best is vicarious experience." - Edmund Morgan

"History is the great propagator of doubt." - A J P Taylor

"History is, indeed, an argument without end." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"History is an argument without end." - Pieter Geyl

"History is written by the winners." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"History is not was, it is." - William Faulkner

"History is philosophy teaching by experience." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is written by the victors." - Winston Churchill

"Longing on a large scale makes history." - Don Delillo

"I love anything to do with history." - Waris Ahluwalia

"My inspiration is love and history." - Waris Ahluwalia

"Memoirs are the backstairs of history." - George Meredith

"History is more interesting than politics." - Lennart Meri

"World history is a court of judgment." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"This is unparalyzed in the state's history." - Gib Lewis

"But I regret not having liked history." - Eva Herzigova

"I have a strong art-history background." - Eli Roth

"Blood alone moves the wheels of history." - Martin Luther

"Western man wrote "his" history as if it were the history of the entire human race." - John Oliver Killens

"History does not repeat itself except in the minds of those who do not know history." - Khalil Gibran

"The history of literature is the history of the human mind." - William H. Prescott

"There is no history of artthere is the history of artists." - Marianne von Werefkin

"The history of architecture is the history of the struggle for light." - Le Corbusier

"I prefer my history dead. Dead history is writ in ink, the living sort in blood." - George R R Martin

"Home gives you something no other place can... your history. Home is where your history begins." - Billie Letts

"The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family." - Pope John Paul Ii

"The history of human opinion is scarcely anything more than the history of human errors." - Voltaire

"Human history is work history. The heroes of the people are work heroes." - Meridel Le Sueur

"History had a slow pulse; man counted in years, history in generations" - Arthur Koestler



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