October 24, 2013
Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
"Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer."
"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
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things."
"The strongest thing that baseball has going for it today are its yesterdays."
- Lawrence Ritter
"Above anything else, I hate to lose."
"A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings."
Mark T Smith
"I could have played another year, but I would have been playing for the money, and baseball deserves better than that."
"Baseball is a fun game. It beats working for a living."
"If you go to a game nervous, you make a mistake."
There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.
"In baseball, you don't know nothing.
"Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand."
"How you played in yesterday's game is all that counts."
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring."
"Baseball is an allegorical play about America, a poetic, complex, and subtle play of courage, fear, good luck, mistakes, patience about fate, and sober self-esteem."
"You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
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