Baseball Quotes

Baseball Quotes

Baseball is one of the most widely played sports all around the world. Over the course of the game's existence, some of its most legendary personalities have left behind memorable quotes about the sport and about life, all of which can be a source of inspiration for young players and fans alike.

Inspirational Baseball Quotes

1. "There may be people that have more talent than you, but there is no excuse for anyone to work harder than you." -Derek Jeter

2. "There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain." -Casey Stengel

3. "Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging." -Hank Aaron

4. "One of the greatest things about baseball is that you do not need much to play. All you need is a bat and a ball - not even a glove - and a whole lot of imagination." -David Ortiz

5. "There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens." -Tommy Lasorda

6. "If my uniform doesn't get dirty, I haven't done anything in the baseball game." -Rickey Henderson

7. "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." -Satchel Paige

8. "If you're not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job." -Brooks Robinson

9. "If you want something enough and work hard to get it, your chances of success are greater." -Ted Williams

Baseball Quotes about Life

1. "Everybody makes mistakes, that's why they put erasers on pencils." -Tommy Lasorda

2. "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

3. "You could be a kid for as long as you want when you play baseball." -Cal Ripken Jr.

4. "No one has come up with a substitute for hard work." -Ted Williams

5. "Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion." -Bill Klem

6. "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives." -Jackie Robinson

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

8. "Baseball is a lot like life. It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life." -Ernie Harwell

Funny Baseball Quotes

1. "Little league baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets." -Yogi Berra

2. "I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat, and if it keeps up, I change bats." -Yogi Berra

3. "If there are any curses left in baseball, they are all on the north side of Chicago." -Tucker Elliot

4. "The way to make coaches think you're in shape in the spring is to get a tan." -Whitney Ford

5. "My theory of hitting was just to watch the ball as it came in and hit it. As I realized years later, that is still the finest theory of hitting yet devised." -Tommy Lasorda