Quote of the day

The home run became glorified with Babe Ruth. Starting with him, batters have been thinking in terms of how far they could hit the ball, not how often.

~Rogers Hornsby

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Rogers Hornsby, 1921 (public domain)

Quote of the day

Work hard. And have patience. Because no matter who you are, you’re going to get hurt in your career and you have to be patient to get through the injuries.

~Randy Johnson

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Randy Johnson in 2008 (Wikipedia)

Quote of the day

Last year, more Americans went to symphonies than went to baseball games. This may be viewed as an alarming statistic, but I think that both baseball and the country will endure.

~John F. Kennedy

President John F. Kennedy throws the first pitch of the 1962 baseball season (public domain)

Quote of the day

You know we just don’t recognize the most significant moments of our lives while they’re happening. Back then I thought, well, there’ll be other days. I didn’t realize that that was the only day.

~Moonlight Graham in Field of Dreams

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Moonlight Graham, 1905 (public domain)