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
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.

- Warren Spahn
5
Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.

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

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

- Curt Simmons
3
A single leaf working alone provides no shade.

- Chuck Page
3
If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like.

- Phyllis Diller
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
If you can't outsmart people, outwork them.

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

- Casey Stengel
4
Be on time. Bust your butt. Play smart. And have some laughs along the way.

- Whitey Herzog
3
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
I am convinced that God wanted me to be a baseball player.

- Roberto Clemente
2
Baseball is religion without the mischief.

- Thomas Boswell
2