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You know it's summertime at Candlestick when the fog rolls in, the wind kicks up, and you see the center fielder slicing open a caribou to survive the ninth inning. (Quote by - Bob Sarlette)

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing. (Quote by - Warren Spahn)

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. (Quote by - Babe Ruth)

I was thinking of making a comeback until I pulled a muscle - vacuuming. (Quote by - Johnny Bench)

When you play this game 20 years, go to bat 10,000 times, and get 3,000 hits, you know what that means? you've gone 0 for 7,000. (Quote by - Pete Rose)

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns. (Quote by - John Leonard)

I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson. He told me to get back behind the batter; that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit. (Quote by - Tim McCarver)

How can a guy win a game if you don't give him any runs? (Quote by - Robert Bo Belinsky)

Coaching third with a pitcher on base is like being a member of a bomb disposal squad. The thing could blow up in your face at any moment. (Quote by - Rocky Bridges)

Iíve come to the conclusion that the two most important things in life are good friends and a good bullpen. (Quote by - Bob Lemon)

I'm beginning to see Brooks [Robinson] in my sleep. If I dropped a paper plate, he'd pick it up on one hop and throw me out at first. (Quote by - Sparky Anderson)

It's hard to win when you can't keep the ball in the ballpark. I don't think they could hit more home runs if you told them what was coming. I don't think they could hit any more if it was batting practice. (Quote by - Dusty Baker)

When they start the game, they don't yell, "Work ball." They say, "Play ball." (Quote by - Willie Stargell)

He's like an amusement-park ride - Even for guys who play. (Quote by - Ruben Amaro)

What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in the vocal part of the game.... There is no reason why the field should not try to put the batsman off his stroke at the critical moment by neatly timed disparagements of his wife's fidelity and his mother's respectability. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

If you're not a member of a major league baseball team, your errors, unless they are truly spectacular, probably don't show up in the morning paper. (Quote by - Jane Goodsell)

Ninety feet between home plate and first base may be the closest man has ever come to perfection. (Quote by - Red Smith)

Baseball ought never be hurried. It is the only unhurried institution we have left, which is one reason, I think, we love it. (Quote by - James Kilpatrick)

Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is eighty percent of being a successful hitter. The other twenty percent is just execution. (Quote by - Hank Aaron)

Baseball is dull only to dull minds. (Quote by - Red Barber)

Baseball is the belly of society. Straighten out baseball and youíll straighten out the rest of the world. (Quote by - Bill Lee)

What are we at the park for except to win? I'd trip my mother. I'd help her up, brusher her off, tell her I'm sorry. But mother don't make it to third. (Quote by - Leo Durocher)

I always thought that record would stand until it was broken. (Quote by - Yogi Berra)

Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success. (Quote by - Sparky Anderson)

It's a good thing I stayed in Cincinnati for four years - It took me that long to learn how to spell it. (Quote by - Rocky Bridges)


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