Baseball General Quotes

Inspirational Baseball General Quotes for Athletes

You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life.

- Pete Rose
13
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
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.

- Rogers Hornsby
5
If you can't outsmart people, outwork them.

- Bill Veeck
5
Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part.

- Casey Stengel
4
Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.

- Ferguson Jenkins
4
A single leaf working alone provides no shade.

- Chuck Page
3
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
I am convinced that God wanted me to be a baseball player.

- Roberto Clemente
2
Now, I know you expected me to say that, well, I just kick back in the rocking chair, fished a little bit, listened to Willie Nelson tapes and watched old baseball games on the Classic Sports network. And, tell you the truth, I have done that for maybe about five total minutes.

- Dan Rather
2
Control is what kept me in the big leagues for twenty-two years.

- Cy Young
11
Baseball is a universal language. Catch the ball, throw the ball, hit the ball.

- PETE ROSE
7
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.

- Warren Spahn
5
When you step into the batter's box, have nothing on your mind except baseball.

- Pete Rose
5
If you don't think too good, don't think too much.

- Ted Williams
4
It takes pitching, hitting and defense. Any two can win. All three make you unbeatable.

- Joe Garagiola
4
Trying to throw a fastball by Henry Aaron is like trying to sneak a sunrise past a rooster.

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

- Whitey Herzog
3
The only thing I can do is play baseball. I have to play ball. It's the only thing I know.

- Mickey Mantle
2
When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game.

- Joe DiMaggio
2