The popularity of baseball has ensured that there is a steady supply of baseball quotes from lovers of this game. The famous baseball quotations & sayings given below will show how much this game is adored.

Baseball Quotes

Baseball is oft considered to be the national game and also the national pastime of America. From the last decade, the craze of baseball has crossed the borders of America and began to touch other shores. As of now, its popularity in various parts of the world is steadily on the rise. Ask any baseball fanatic what the game means to them and they will surely say that baseball is their true religion. Every aspect of baseball has been dissected and analyzed by commentators giving rise to numerous quotes and sayings. Have a fun time going down these famous baseball quotations & sayings.

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.

- Ty Cobb

The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'

- Robin Williams

There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.

- Lou Gehrig

Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.

- Babe Ruth

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

- Babe Ruth

If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.

- Babe Ruth

I ain't ever had a job, I just always played baseball.

- Satchel Paige

My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat.

- Satchel Paige

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.

- Lawrence Peter Berra

In baseball, you don't know nothing.

- Lawrence Peter Berra

President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit. Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward start when the president pulled out his baseball cards.

- Conan O\'Brien

I do have a family, and obviously I spend as much time as I can with them. Though even when I'm with my family, my mind tends to drift toward baseball.

- Bill James

Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.

- Ted Williams

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.

- Ted Williams

Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead.

- Jackie Robinson

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

It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.

- Hank Aaron

The pitcher has got only a ball. I've got a bat. So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let the fellow with the ball do the fretting.

- Hank Aaron

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.

- Hank Aaron

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.

- Mickey Mantle

As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due.

- Mickey Mantle

When I hit a home run I usually didn't care where it went. So long as it was a home run was all that mattered.

- Mickey Mantle

Well, baseball was my whole life. Nothing's ever been as fun as baseball.

- Mickey Mantle

It was all I lived for, to play baseball.

- Branch Rickey

It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life.

- Mickey Mantle

The only thing I can do is play baseball. I have to play ball. It's the only thing I know.

- Mickey Mantle

I'll tell you what's helped me my entire life. I look at baseball as a game. It's something where people can go out, enjoy and have fun. Nothing more.

- Harry Caray

Now, you tell me, if I have a day off during the baseball season, where do you think I'll spend it? The ballpark. I still love it. Always have, always will.

- Harry Caray

I think it was one of the greatest times ever in the world to play baseball. Television was in its infancy. Breaking the color barrier.

- Jackie Robinson

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game - and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.

- Jacques Barzun

Playing baseball for a living is like having a license to steal.

- Pete Rose

Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old. I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you've got both, you can play baseball.

- Pete Rose

I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball.

- Pete Rose

Had been an alcoholic or a drug addict, baseball would have suspended me for six weeks and paid for my rehabilitation.

- Pete Rose

Never bet on baseball.

- Pete Rose

The best example of how impossible it will be for Major League Baseball to crack down on steroids is the fact that baseball and the media are still talking about the problem as "steroids."

- Malcolm Gladwell

Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore.

- Harmon Killebrew

It's very disappointing... Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore.

- Harmon Killebrew

Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return.

- Marvin Olasky

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.

- Jim Murray

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