| Enjoy These Quotes!
|Slump ? I ain't in no slump. I just ain't hittin.
"Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical."
"I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house."
"Baseball is dull only to dull minds."
--Red Barber, announcer
"I prefer fast food."
--Rocky Bridges, on why he won't eat snails
"For five years in the minor leagues, I wore the same underwear and still
hit .250, so no, I don't believe in that stuff."
-- Dusty Baker, on stuperstitions
"When we lost I couldn't sleep at night. When we win I can't sleep at night. But when you win, you wake up feeling better."
-- Joe Torre
"A hot dog at the ball park is better than steak at the Ritz."
"Life is like a baseball game. When you think a fastball is coming, You gotta be ready to hit the curve."
"This guy don't come to the ballpark to beat you. He comes to beat you bad."
-- Leo Durocher, Dodger Manager 1947, on Jackie Robinson
"I talked to the ball a lot of times in my career. I yelled, 'Go foul. Go
"I am throwing twice as hard as I ever did. It's just not getting there as
--Lefty Gomez, on aging
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring."
-- Rogers Hornsby
(that's FALL for us!)
"I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it."
-- Rogers Hornsby
"I'm a light eater. When it gets light, I start eating."
-- Tommy John, NY Yankees pitcher
"I told him I wasn't tired. He told me, 'No, but the outfielders sure are.'"
-- Texas Rangers pitcher Jim Kern on the manager who removed him from a game, 1979
"I'm working on a new pitch. It's called a strike."
-- Jim Kern
"The only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure."
-- Tommy Lasorda
"In playing ball, or in life, a person occasionally gets the opportunity to do something great. When that time comes, only two things matter: being prepared to seize the moment and having the courage to take your best swing."