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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.

If you're playing baseball, why are you playing baseball? Is it to have success on the field and be a Hall-of-Famer or whatever it is? Sure, that's everyone's goal. But then what? For me, it's about the legacy you leave off the field.


The math works. Over the course of a season, there's some predictability to baseball. When you play 162 games, you eliminate a lot of random outcomes. There's so much data that you can predict: individual players' performances and also the odds that certain strategies will pay off.

Lawrence Peter Berra

Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.

Michael B. Jordan

I love sports. I've played basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, track and field growing up.

Deion Sanders

I'm married to football, baseball is my girlfriend.

Clayton Kershaw

If I can make a kid smile playing baseball, that's pretty awesome.

Taylor Lautner

I always played sports when I was young. I played football and baseball for eight years. I loved football.

Clayton Kershaw

It's amazing to see where baseball can take you.

Tom Seaver

The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball.

John Mason Brown

I love baseball, especially this time of year. To rub shoulders with Goose and the other guys is an added treat.

Russell Wilson

Since I was in high school, I wanted to play professional football and professional baseball, be a two-sport star.

Clayton Kershaw

Baseball is just a game, obviously, but it means a lot to a lot of different people.

Marvin Olasky

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.

Finn Wittrock

I played baseball growing up, second base, and then when I got to high school,it just didn't exist there.

Novak Djokovic

Honestly, I'm not a big fan of baseball.

Jurnee Smollett

My little brothers loved baseball. I'm not as big on that as basketball or football, but I understand the game.

Tom Seaver

I had 12 years under my belt of baseball at the amateur level before I got to the big leagues.

Clayton Kershaw

I was given a gift to throw a baseball. I didn't do anything to deserve that.

Gerald R. Ford

I watch a lot of baseball on the radio.

Russell Wilson

I took a huge risk leaving baseball, because I was predicted to play in the big leagues. I'm kind of a prototypical second baseman.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I wanted to play baseball!

Conan O'Brien

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.

Lawrence Peter Berra

Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.

Kurt Russell

I wasn't really serious about acting - I was serious about baseball.

Robin Williams

Cricket is basically baseball on valium.

Jackie Robinson

If I had been white with the things I did, they never would have allowed me to get out of baseball.

Phil Jackson

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

Jackie Robinson

It would make everything I worked for meaningless if baseball is integrated but political parties were segregated.

Jon Bon Jovi

I'm a football guy. Baseball, I enjoy it at playoff time.

Chadwick Boseman

I played Little League baseball, but I also played basketball. Basketball was my primary sport. When you play basketball seriously, a lot of times, through the summer season, you continue playing. So that replaced me playing baseball.

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.

Clayton Kershaw

I love baseball. I have a huge passion to play the game.

Sean Connery

I don't know anything about baseball.

Mookie Betts

I think people don't enjoy it as much as they used to. People say, 'Make baseball fun again.' Well, I'm trying.

People Trying
Jackie Robinson

In all my years of baseball, I have always expected to be traded. I never liked the idea.

Mookie Betts

It's an honor and a blessing to be part of 'R.B.I. Baseball.'

Dan Bilzerian

I used to play baseball with Jake Owen when I was a kid.

Mookie Betts

I think I've tried to have a platform to speak and to help kids understand learning about baseball.

Jackie Robinson

The black press, some liberal sportswriters, and even a few politicians were banging away at those Jim Crow barriers in baseball. I never expected the walls to come tumbling down in my lifetime.

Clayton Kershaw

What a blessing it is to throw a baseball for a living!

Phyllis Diller

If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like.

Erma Bombeck

Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It's gossip.

Chadwick Boseman

I know that baseball players have certain rituals or habits that they develop, because sometimes it becomes somewhat superstitious if they get on a streak and want to do the same thing over and over again.

Rob Gronkowski

I've got four brothers, so with them and all our friends we had these sports parties in the basement. We'd play basketball, mini-sticks, baseball in the backyard, football, whatever it was. We were busy 24/7.

Jerry Seinfeld

Taking in a baseball game on TV is also a big treat.

Bill Bryson

I always wanted to do a baseball book; I love baseball. The problem is that a very large part of my following is in non-baseball playing countries.

Lawrence Peter Berra

In baseball, you don't know nothing.

Lawrence Peter Berra

If I didn't make it in baseball, I won't have made it workin'. I didn't like to work.

Chadwick Boseman

Baseball players need strength but also the ability to make fast-paced, explosive movements, so their training is all about strengthening the tendons around the bone and the joint so you don't tear the muscles from the bones.

Lawrence Peter Berra

It's fun; baseball's fun.

Clayton Kershaw

I don't turn off being a dad. It supersedes being a baseball player.

John Krasinski

There's a large oak tree in the Newton Centre park playground that is legendary because only a few humans have hit it with a baseball from home plate, and B.J. Novak is among them. And I was there that day.

Home Tree
Dennis Quaid

My real-life athletic career was not very much. I played Little League baseball.

Robert Frost

Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.

Clayton Kershaw

You play baseball. You play a lot of games. You win a lot of stuff. You win a World Series. But if that's all you've done, what have you got to show for it?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I was a baseball fan myself, I wanted to play baseball.

H. L. Mencken

Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.

Clayton Kershaw

Ultimately, baseball is just a game. It's not so much how you play, but how you represent him why you're playing.

Clayton Kershaw

They say baseball's a game of failure. Well, that's only true on the offensive side.

Robert Redford

I'm not much interested in sport just as sport. I wouldn't be interested in making a golf film or baseball or fishing film.

Mitch McConnell

I think I'd like to be an owner of a Major League Baseball team.

Paul Rudd

I'm, uh, not proud to say it - I play fantasy baseball. It's, like, the dorkiest thing ever.