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To a pitcher, a base hit is the perfect example of negative feedback. (Quote by - Steve Hovley)

The job of arguing with the umpire belongs to the manager, because it won't hurt the team if he gets thrown out of the game. (Quote by - Earl Weaver)

I exploit the greed of all hitters. (Quote by - Lew Burdette)

It's no coincidence that female interest in the sport of baseball has increased greatly since the ballplayers swapped those wonderful old-time baggy flannel uniforms for leotards. (Quote by - Mike Royko)

In cricket, as in no other game, a great master may well go back to the pavilion scoreless.... In no other game does the law of averages get to work so potently, so mysteriously. (Quote by - Neville Cardus)

Baseball? It's just a game - as simple as a ball and a bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. It's a sport, business - and sometimes even religion. (Quote by - Ernie Harwell)

You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen. (Quote by - Joe DiMaggio)

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster. (Quote by - Joe Adcock)

Baseball is a game of inches. (Quote by - Branch Rickey)

Baseball is more than a game to me, itís a religion. (Quote by - Bill Klem)

Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player. (Quote by - Anonymous)

Baseball fans are junkies, and their heroin is the statistic. (Quote by - Robert S. Wieder)

The older they get, the better they were when they were younger. (Quote by - Jim Bouton, on Old Timers Days. Note: Jim Bouton was invited to return to Yankee Stadium)

They are supposed to be dispassionate dispensers of Pure Justice, icy islands of emotionless calculation. In short, umpires should be acute Republicans. (Quote by - George F. Will)

Nobody's gone after Reds with this much vigor since Joe McCarthy. (Quote by - Jeff Blair of the Montreal Gazette)

Putting lights in Wrigley Field is like putting aluminum siding on the Sistine Chapel. (Quote by - Roger Simon)

There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain. (Quote by - Casey Stengel)

Donít look back. Something might be gaining on you. (Quote by - Satchel Paige)

It's hard to win a pennant, but it's harder losing one. (Quote by - Chuck Tanner)

Any person claiming to be a baseball fan who does not also claim to have invented the quickest, simplest and most complete method of keeping score probably is a fraud. (Quote by - Thomas Boswell)

No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined. (Quote by - Paul Gallico)

I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run. (Quote by - Babe Ruth)

If I stay healthy, I have a chance to collect three thousand hits and one thousand errors. (Quote by - George Brett)

Wives of ballplayers, when they teach their children their prayers, should instruct them how to say: "God bless Mommy, God bless Daddy, God bless Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth has upped Daddy's paycheck by fifteen to forty percent. (Quote by - Waite Hoyt)

I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it. (Quote by - Rogers Hornsby)


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