Quote of the day

Look to the moon when you swing, he instructed. That’s what you want. A ball that disappears into it. One that goes to the moon and past. A moonshot.

~Alessandra Torre

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Quote of the day

I don’t want to be one of those great players who never made the Series.

~Ricky Henderson

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Baseball Hall of Fame

Quote of the day

Don’t ever forget two things I’m going to tell you. One, don’t believe everything that’s written about you. Two, don’t pick up too many checks.

~Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Quote of the day

My buddies and I wrote letters to hundreds of professional players, asking for autographed photos. Occasionally one responded, and to get a photo in the mail was a reason to strut.

~John Grisham



Quote of the day

Playing baseball for pay – home run. Teaching kids to play the game – priceless.

~Jack Perconte

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Baseball Almanac

Quote of the day

The first and last duty of the lover of the game of baseball, whether in the stands or on the field, is the same as that of the lover of life itself: to pay attention to it. When it comes to the position of catcher, as all but fools and shortstops will freely acknowledge, this solemn requirement is doubled.

~Michael Chabon

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Quote of the day

They usually show movies on a flight like that.

~Ken Coleman

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