37 Baseball Quotes On Success In Life

These Baseball quotes will inspire you. Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams that take turns batting and fielding. The game proceeds when a player on the fielding team, called the pitcher, throws a ball that a player on the batting team tries to hit with a bat.

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

Best Baseball Quotes

  1. “I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  2. “The best pitchers have a short term memory and a bullet proof confidence.” ~ Greg Maddux
  3. “Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.” ~ Bob Feller
  4. “Pitching is the art of instilling fear.” ~ Sandy Koufax

  5. “Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.” ~ Ferguson Jenkins
  6. “The reason I think I’m a good pitcher is I locate my fastball and I change speeds. Period. That’s what you do to pitch. That’s what pitchers have to do to win games” ~ Greg Maddu
  7. “One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come into a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something.” ~ Nolan Ryan
  8. “Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don’t move.” ~ Satchel Paige

  9. “Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.” ~ Warren Spahn
  10. “A guy that throws what he intends to throw, that’s the definition of a good pitcher.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  11. “Nobody likes to hear it, because it’s dull, but the reason you win or lose is darn near always the same – pitching.” ~ Earl Weaver
  12. “My pitching philosophy is simple – keep the ball way from the bat.” ~ Satchel Paige

  13. “It helps if the hitter thinks you’re a little crazy.” ~ Nolan Ryan
  14. “Show me a guy who can’t pitch inside and I’ll show you a loser.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  15. “Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.” ~ Casey Stengel
  16. “You know you’re pitching well when the batters look as bad as you do at the plate.” ~ Duke Snider

  17. “Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.” ~ Robert Frost
  18. “The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers.” ~ Earl Weaver
  19. “You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.” ~ Leo Durocher
  20. “Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa.” ~ Casey Stengel

  21. “The only time I really try for a strikeout is when I’m in a jam. If the bases are loaded with none out, for example, then I’ll go for a strikeout. But most of the time I try to throw to spots. I try to get them to pop up or ground out. On a strikeout I might have to throw five or six pitches, sometimes more if there are foul-offs. That tires me. So I just try to get outs. That’s what counts – outs. You win with outs, not strikeouts.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  22. “No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.” ~ Casey Stengel
  23. “Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.” ~ Ty Cobb
  24. “Nolan Ryan is pitching much better now that he has his curve ball straightened out.” ~ Joe Garagiola

  25. “To a pitcher, a base hit is the perfect example of negative feedback.” ~ Steve Hovley
  26. “The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen.” ~ Bob Lemon
  27. “Throw strikes. Home plate don’t move.” ~ Satchel Paige
  28. “They throw the ball, I hit it. They hit the ball, I catch it.” ~ Willie Mays

  29. “There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To win. Nothing else matters, and nothing else will do.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  30. “The game has a cleanness. If you do a good job, the numbers say so. You don’t have to ask anyone or play politics. You don’t have to wait for the reviews.” ~ Sandy Koufax
  31. “I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain’t never been seen by this generation.” ~ Satchel Paige
  32. “The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid. And if the hitter is timid, he has to remind the hitter he’s timid.” ~ Don Drysdale

  33. “One of the beautiful things about baseball is the history.” ~ Jim Abbott
  34. “I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer. Baseball is the belly button of our society. Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.” ~ Bill Lee
  35. “This is a game to be savored, not gulped. There’s time to discuss everything between pitches or between innings.” ~ Bill Veeck

  36. “The pitcher has got only a ball. I’ve got a bat. So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let the fellow with the ball do the fretting.” ~ Hank Aaron
  37. “I was pitching on all adrenaline and challenging them. I was throwing the ball right down the heart of the plate.” ~ Roger Clemens

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