Quote of the day

In baseball you hit your home run over the right-field fence, the left-field fence, the center-field fence. Nobody cares. In golf everything has got to be right over second base.

~Ken Harrelson

Quote of the day

Okay you guys, pair up in threes!

~Yogi Berra


Independent Sentinel

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Baseball calls it a curve ball for a reason: you just don’t know where some pitches will land. Your ace could get injured. Your golden glover could err. Your team could sit through a rain delay. Your manager could get ejected. Your bench must be broad and deep enough to overcome.

~Christine Pelosi

Moët Hennessy • Financial Times Club Dinner


Quote of the day

It’s like Christmas, except it’s warmer.

~Pete Rose, on Opening Day



Quote of the day

Dad played with me a great deal, as dads should do, and our chief sport was baseball. He bought me a hardball when I was three years old, and he used to sit in a rocker on the front porch while I sat on the grass in the yard, and we’d play catch by the hour.

~Mordecai Brown

Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown (Library of Congress)

Quote of the day

I didn’t just show up for work, as has sometimes been said. I also showed up to work.

~Cal Ripken, Jr.


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In baseball, there’s always the next day.

~Ryne Sandberg

Ryne Sandberg - New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Quote of the day

The heroes of our youth grow old – ‘the boys of summer in their ruin’, in Dylan Thomas’s verse – yet we seem the same.

~John Thorn

Library of Congress

Quote of the day

Do we need to have 280 brands of breakfast cereal? No, probably not. But we have them for a reason – because some people like them. It’s the same with baseball statistics.

~Bill James

Bill James - NY Times

New York Times

Quote of the day

Show me a guy who can’t pitch inside and I’ll show you a loser.

~Sandy Koufax


Sports Illustrated