56 Ball Game Quotes On Success In Life

These Ball Game quotes will inspire you. Ball games (or ball games), also ball sports, are any form of game or sport that features a ball as part of the play. These include games such as football, cricket, baseball, basketball, and American football.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging Ball Game quotes, Ball Game sayings, and Ball Game proverbs.

Best Ball Game Quotes

  1. “You don’t need a Harvard MBA to know that the bedroom and the boardroom are just two sides of the same ballgame.” ~ Stephen Fry
  2. “When they start the game, they don’t yell, “Work ball.” They say, “Play ball.”” ~ Willie Stargell
  3. “The crowd makes the ballgame.” ~ Ty Cobb
  4. “Even the slowest guy can go from first to third and help win a ballgame.” ~ Rickey Henderson

  5. “I think, by nature you know, I’m very attracted and I gravitate toward the very strong girl who can watch a ballgame, but who’s also extremely feminine.” ~ Omari Hardwick
  6. “I think that many things that go on in an art school have a tendency to undermine confidence, and that shouldn’t be part of the ballgame, ever.” ~ Lewis Black
  7. “Why do people sing Take Me Out to The Ballgame when they’re already there?” ~ Alex Rodriguez
  8. “How do you make people do the best work? You make them feel comfortable, so you can feel comfortable – and then you can have a really good ballgame!” ~ Robert Knepper
  9. “I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven’t got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame.” ~ Albert Ellis

  10. “I don’t like losing a ballgame any more than a salesman likes losing a sale.” ~ Early Wynn
  11. “It’s a great day for a ball game; let’s play two!” ~ Ernie Banks
  12. “I played a lot of sports when I was a kid so I get in that ballgame mindset of being really, really respectful, but at same time saying to yourself, “Don’t back down a single inch, hang with these guys if you can.” If they throw it high and tight you have to stand in there, you can’t take yourself out of that moment.” ~ Michael Keaton
  13. “Manhattan, though, was an entirely different ballgame in a whole different kind of world, with a man who was brilliant and at the same time terribly charismatic.” ~ Mariel Hemingway
  14. “People are looking for original content in many different places, as are advertisers. This takes us into a whole new ballgame.” ~ Jeff Zucker

  15. “One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love, one gay pride rally at a time.” ~ Jasmine Guy
  16. “When I am working it is up early and coffee and 15 hours of being on the set. When I am not working, it is up late and coffee, golf or softball and hopefully a ball game on the television.” ~ Mackenzie Astin
  17. “So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It’s still their ball game. It’s their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director’s impulses.” ~ Danny Elfman
  18. “In life, what more can you ask for than to be real?” ~ Bruce Lee
  19. “Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.” ~ Salman Rushdie

  20. “Life… is not simply a series of exciting new ventures. The future is not always a whole new ball game. There tends to be unfinished business. One trails all sorts of things around with one, things that simply won’t be got rid of.” ~ Anita Brookner , Ball Game quotes life
  21. “I would always sing it (Take Me Out To The Ballgame) because I think it’s the only song I knew the words to.” ~ Harry Caray
  22. “No other serial publications carry a number on them that is of any weight to their readership. The number is there to serve a function, but it has no intrinsic value in and of itself. It’s comfort food and nostalgia at best. On this, we follow what you and your fellow readers do more than what you say. We hear complaints about renumbering every time we do it, but every time we do it it results in higher sales, which is the whole ballgame – so if it were your time and your effort, what would you do?” ~ Tom Brevoort
  23. “Every day that goes by and we don’t win a ballgame, that’s a missed opportunity for us to battle back.” ~ Brett Gardner

  24. “I have to dig from myself versus digging from something that I like. Digging from something you like is easy whereas from your inside, it’s a totally different ballgame altogether. That’s not a matter between picking red and blue, it’s not like that. It’s a decision, it’s a choice and, like I’ve said in the past, it’s like jumping off a cliff and hoping you survive the jump.” ~ Jlin
  25. “Cooking a dish is fine; cooking it under pressure is a completely different ballgame.” ~ Gordon Ramsay
  26. “I’d be the last one to use the nuclear weapons, because that’s sort of like the end of the ballgame.” ~ Donald Trump
  27. “If Bernie Sanders were liberated from the Democratic Party, it might be a whole new ballgame.” ~ Jill Stein
  28. “Marijuana is to rock and roll what beer is to baseball, so imagine if they took away beer at the ballgame.” ~ Jesse Ventura

  29. “I’ve never thought about any kind of prejudice about women in country music because I never felt like it affected me. I was fortunate enough to come about in a time when I didn’t feel that kind of energy at all, and it was always my theory that if you want to play in the same ballgame as the boys, you’ve got to work as hard as them.” ~ Taylor Swift
  30. “I remember the last season I played. I went home after a ballgame one day, lay down on my bed, and tears came to my eyes. How can you explain that? It’s like crying for your mother after she’s gone. You cry because you love her. I cried, I guess, because I loved baseball, and I knew I had to leave it.” ~ Willie Mays
  31. “One night I’m going to have a big night scoring; some nights I’m going to have a big night doing other things. Just doing whatever it takes to win the ballgame, not necessarily sitting up here worrying about scoring 30 points.” ~ Dwyane Wade
  32. “The only thing that’s in my control is to win ballgames and God is always taking care of me.” ~ Dusty Baker

  33. “I cant think of anything more humiliating than losing a ballgame to a guy who steals home on you. It happened to me one time against Kansas City. I had a 2-2 count on the hitter – and Amos Otis broke from third. The pitch was a ball and slid in safe. I felt like a nickel.” ~ Nolan Ryan
  34. “If my primary purpose here at Indiana is to go out and win ballgames, I can probably do that as well as anybody can. I would just cheat, get some money from a lot of people around Indianapolis who want to run the operation that way, and just go out and get the best basketball players I can. Then we’d beat everybody.” ~ Bobby Knight
  35. “There’s pros and cons of a big church. Cons is I don’t get to know everybody, I don’t get to go to their ballgame, I don’t get to marry everybody, but the pros are you get all this community, 800 ushers come in to serve, getting there at 7 in the morning on their day off and coming in on Saturday to make all those wafers.” ~ Joel Osteen
  36. “I felt what I almost always feel when I am watching a ballgame: Just for those two or three hours, there is really no place I would rather be.” ~ Roger Angell

  37. “I think I wrote once that baseball in many ways is very much like reading. I said there are more bad books than bad ballgames, or maybe it was the other way around. I can’t remember.” ~ Roger Angell
  38. “I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven’t got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame. So it would have had more disadvantages than advantages for them.” ~ Albert Ellis
  39. “No manager ever won no ballgames.” ~ Sparky Anderson
  40. “I want people to say when No. 9 was out on the field, he did everything humanly possible to win a ballgame.” ~ Steve McNair
  41. “It’s a different ballgame now, so that lets [teo] Macero out. He’s always complainin’, always sick.” ~ Miles Davis

  42. “Why? Why should the bond between a people and their baseball team be so intense? Fenway Park is a part of it, offering a physical continuum to the bond, not only because Papi can stand in the same batter’s box as Teddy Ballgame, but also because a son might sit in the same wooden-slat seat as his father.” ~ Tom Verducci
  43. “If Vin Scully calling a game is just as good in 2013 as he was in 1963, that’s the way a game should sound. If Jack Buck were around today, I don’t think anybody would ask him to change his style. My style has always been a little bit of a combination of old and new, if only because my frame of reference, personally, was different than that of Ernie Harwell or Jack Buck or Harry Caray. I was a younger guy. Just as Joe Buck’s frame of reference is somewhat different from mine. But the nuts and bolts of how to call a ballgame well, I think remain the same.” ~ Bob Costas
  44. “I never feel more at home than at a ballgame.” ~ Robert Frost
  45. “One simple step firms can take is make sure that people that are getting paid a lot of money, say more than a million or two, that a big chunk of that money is deferred. That’s going to change the whole ballgame.” ~ Richard Thaler
  46. “At the end of the day, the ultimate goal is winning the ballgame.” ~ Paul Pierce

  47. “(Don) Sutton lost thirteen games in a row without winning a ballgame.” ~ Ralph Kiner
  48. “And when you learn, over the course of your life, that it’s not about pleasing God, it’s about learning how to trust God. That’s a huge watershed, because trust is a whole different ballgame than appeasement or pleasing.” ~ William P. Young
  49. “The baselines belongs to the runner, and whenever I was running the bases, I always slid hard. I wanted infielders to have that instant’s hesitation about coming across the bag at second or about standing in there awaiting a throw to make a tag. There are only 27 outs in a ballgame, and it was my job to save one for my team every time I possibly could.” ~ Frank Robinson
  50. “The ballgame is over…in this inning.” ~ Jerry Coleman

  51. “Smoking’s a way to let you down slowly from a ballgame. It also makes you use less of the resources around. It makes people better in the way they act towards society. Everybody’s nicer. It’s hard to be mean when you’re stoned.” ~ Bill Lee
  52. “If you’re gonna judge people by crimes, you get into a quagmire. If you’re gonna judge people by themselves, by who and what they are, that’s a different ballgame.” ~ Wilbert Rideau
  53. “My deal is to understand: you trust me, I trust you. It’s a two-way street. Developing that happens over time. It’s hard. I look forward to that. I look forward to being a part of these guys’ lives. This isn’t just about ball. This is about creating a brand for yourself. This is about setting you apart for the rest of your life. That’s kind of been how I do it. I look forward to being involved in these guys’ lives. Part of that is winning some ballgames. I’ve got a blueprint on how that works, yet every place is different, so you need to adjust the blueprint based on what’s there.” ~ Jim McElwain
  54. “I’ve managed to do movies and still keep a lifestyle where I can go to ballgames, go to a grocery store like everybody else.” ~ Chris Evans

  55. “Salinger is such a terrific writer; he did so many great things. He is one of those writers that I still reread, simply because he makes me see the possibilities and makes me feel like writing. There are certain writers who put you in the mood to write. In the way a whiff of a cigar will bring back memories of a ballgame on a Saturday afternoon, reading Salinger makes me want to get to the typewriter.” ~ Robert Cormier
  56. “Working on camera is a different ballgame in the sense that it’s far more intimate work, but the basics and the foundations of being able to create something that isn’t necessarily your own instincts – is a character that you have inside your head – whether you’re talking about television or film or theater, that still has to be the grounding work.” ~ Rose Leslie

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