Baseball
DAY
QUOTE-FOR-THE-DAY 
1
Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
--Wes Westrum
2
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game.
--Jacques Barzun
3
Baseball is almost the only place in life where a sacrifice is really appreciated.
--Mark Beltaire
4
Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.
--Yogi Berra
5
The reason baseball calls itself a game, I believe, is that it is too screwed up to be a business.
--Jim Bouton
6
Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
--Jim Bouton
7
You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you too.
--Roy Campanella
8
I have found most baseball players to be afflicted with tobacco-chewing minds.
--Howard Cosell
9
There are only five things you can do in baseball run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power.
--Leo Durocher
10
It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
--Hank Aaron
11
I think there are only three things America will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball.
--Gerald Early
12
There is a fine line between success and failure. In baseball, the difference between a.350 hitter and a.250 hitter is only a 1/4 inch up or down the bat.
--Mortimer Feinberg
13
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
--Robert Frost
14
Baseball is a game of race, creed, and color. The race is to first base. The creed is the rules of the game. The color? Well, the home team wears white uniforms, and the visiting team wears gray.
--Joe Garagiola
15
When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, he found a baseball that Jimmy Foxx hit off me in 1937.
--Lefty Gomez
16
You're probably not a member of a major league baseball team, your errors, unless they are truly spectacular, don't show up in the morning paper.
--Jane Goodsell
17
Baseball is the only sport I know that when you are on offense the other team controls the ball.
--Ken Harrelson
18
Baseball has been good to me since I quit trying to play it.
--Whitey Herzog
19
The new definition of a heathen is a man who has never played baseball.
--Elbert Hubbard
20
A good listener is like a catcher in baseball. He keeps tossing the ball back for you to pitch.
--Franklin P. Jones
21
Baseball ought never be hurried. It is the only unhurried institution we have left, which is one reason, I think, we love it.
--James Kilpatrick
22
Lady, I'm not an athlete. I'm a baseball player.
--John Kruk
23
Baseball is the belly button of society. Straighten out baseball and you'll straighten out the rest of the world.
--Bill Lee
24
Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously.
--Sidney Madwed
25
Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
--John Leonard
26
Playing baseball is not real life. It's a fantasy world. ... It's a dream come true.
--Dale Murphy
27
A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
--David Ogilvy
28
Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom's apple pie.
--Harry Reasoner
29
A baseball fan is a spectator sitting 500 feet from home plate who can see better than an umpire standing five feet away.
-- Unknown
30
In the great department store of life, baseball is the toy department.
-- Unknown
31
Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player.
-- Unknown

 
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