16 Baseball History Quotes On Success In Life

These Baseball History quotes will inspire you. Baseball evolved from older bat-and-ball games already being played in England by the mid-18th century. This game was brought by immigrants to North America, where the modern version developed. By the late 19th century, baseball was widely recognized as the national sport of the United States.

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

Best Baseball History Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “I don’t want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.” ~ Rogers Hornsby
  3. “After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.” ~ Reggie Jackson
  4. “I’d walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball.” ~ Pete Rose

  5. “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” ~ Ted Williams
  6. “Finally learning his baseball history, on the topic of Hank Aaron and his home run record” ~ Alfonso Soriano
  7. “There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them work.” ~ Charley Lau
  8. “I don’t care how long you’ve been around, you’ll never see it all.” ~ Bob Lemon

  9. “During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at-bats a season. That means I played 7 years without ever hitting the ball.” ~ Mickey Mantle
  10. “I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” ~ Lou Gehrig
  11. “Major league baseball is about the history of the game. Baseball history is so important. It’s so much more than money.” ~ Joe Torre
  12. “In over 160 years of recorded baseball history, no team had ever won a championship this way.” ~ John Thorn

  13. “I wish that they had the freedoms like the Japanese and the Koreans and the Mexicans and everybody else that has that freedom to come over here and play the game, because I know Cuba has a very strong baseball history.” ~ Rafael Palmeiro
  14. “No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. Hes the best Ive ever seen.” ~ Ryne Sandberg
  15. “I stare out the window and wait for spring.” ~ Rogers Hornsby
  16. “I played seven years without ever hitting the ball.” ~ Mickey Mantle

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