Quote of the day

Let there be joy in baseball again, like in the days when Babe Ruth chased an enemy sportswriter down the streets of Boston and ended up getting drunk with him on the waterfront and came back the next day munching on hotdogs and boomed homeruns to the glory of God.

~Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac - The New Yorker

The New Yorker

Quote of the day

Personally, I don’t like the term ‘success.’ It’s too arbitrary and too relative a thing. It’s usually someone else’s definition, not yours.

~Ichiro Suzuki

Ichiro Suzuki - espn


Quote of the day

It’s like baseball. Life is like baseball. Before you can ever get a hit, you’ve got to step up to the plate. When you step up to the plate you’ve got to swing … And you keep swinging.

~Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus throws out the first pitch prior to the Detroit Tigers-Texas Rangers game in Detroit, Monday, July 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Quote of the day

If you have a bad day in baseball and start thinking about it, you will have ten more.

~Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Quote of the day

Just give me 25 guys on the last year of their contracts; I’ll win a pennant every year.

~Sparky Anderson


New York Times

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You hit home runs not by chance, but by preparation.

~Roger Maris

Roger Maris


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The Yankees, you see, they’re a money team, they’re the class of baseball. You don’t ever bet against that.

~Jim Thorpe

The Sporting News

Quote of the day

In this game of baseball, you live by the sword and die by it. You hit and get hit. Remember that.

~Alvin Dark

alvin dark

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Honestly, at one time I thought Babe Ruth was a cartoon character. I really did, I mean, I wasn’t born until 1961, and I grew up in Indiana.

~Don Mattingly

600px-Don_Mattingly_playing_for_the_New_York_Yankees_at_Yankee_Stadium_on_August_19,_1988 - Wikipedia

Mattingly in 1988 (Wikipedia)

Quote of the day

Last night I failed to mention something that bears repeating.

~Ron Fairly

Ron Fairly - Seattle Times

Seattle Times