October 24, 2013

Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.

CF Payne
"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
Rudy Gutierrez
"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."
Robert Frost
Gary Kelley
"The strongest thing that baseball has going for it today are its yesterdays."
- Lawrence Ritter
Mark Summers
"Above anything else, I hate to lose."
Jackie Robinson
James Bennett
"A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings."
- Earl Wilson
Mark T Smith
"I could have played another year, but I would have been playing for the money, and baseball deserves better than that."
George Brett
Bill Sanderson
"Baseball is a fun game. It beats working for a living."
Phil Linz
Guy Stauber
"If you go to a game nervous, you make a mistake."
Miguel Cabrera
Tim Bower
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
Ricard Martinez
"In baseball, you don't know nothing."
Yogi Berra
Paul Cox
"Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand."
Leo Durocher
Thomas Ehretsmann
"How you played in yesterday's game is all that counts."
Jackie Robinson
Douglas Smith
"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."
Rogers Hornsby
Ted Wright
"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."
Saul Steinberg
Gregory Manchess
"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.
Jim Bouton

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