Baseball Motivational Quotes

Inspirational Baseball Motivational Quotes for Athletes

Athletes are born winners, there not born loosers, and the sooner you understand this, the faster you can take on a winning attitude and become sucessful in life.

- Charles R. Sledge Jr.
22
You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life.

- Pete Rose
13
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

- Babe Ruth
9
Pitch within yourself.

- Tom Seaver
8
If you can't outsmart people, outwork them.

- Bill Veeck
5
Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.

- Ferguson Jenkins
4
You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the goddamn plate and give the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all.

- Earl Weaver
3
Be on time. Bust your butt. Play smart. And have some laughs along the way.

- Whitey Herzog
3
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
2
Associate with those who help you believe in yourself.

- Brooks Robinson
2
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.

- Christy Mathewson
18
Control is what kept me in the big leagues for twenty-two years.

- Cy Young
11
Self-discipline is a form of freedom. Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear -- and doubt.

- H.A. Dorfman
9
Opening day. All you have to do is say the words and you feel the shutters thrown wide, the room air out, the light pour in. In baseball, no other day is so pure with possibility. No scores yet, no losses, no blame or disappointment. No hangover, at least until the game's over.

- Mary Schmich
6
When you step into the batter's box, have nothing on your mind except baseball.

- Pete Rose
5
It takes pitching, hitting and defense. Any two can win. All three make you unbeatable.

- Joe Garagiola
4
Don't worry about your individual numbers. Worry about the team. If the team is successful, each of you will be successful, too.

- Branch Rickey
3
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
2
I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.

- Hank Aaron
2
Don't be afraid to take advice. There's always something new to learn.

- Babe Ruth
2