Famous World Series Quotes On Success

These world series quotes will inspire you.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging world series quotes, world series sayings, and world series proverbs.

Best World Series Quotes

  1. “Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” ~ Babe Ruth
  2. “I have three beautiful children and a World Series ring. That’s all I need.” ~ Mark Teixeira
  3. “You don’t just accidentally show up in the World Series.” ~ Derek Jeter
  4. “Every time I toe the rubber, it’s no different for me than it was in the World Series.” ~ Roger Clemens
  5. “I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” ~ Lou Gehrig

  6. “I do love the feeling of a big win. But you don’t have to have a World Series ring to be a winner. A winner is somebody who goes out there every day and exhausts himself trying to get something accomplished. Being able to get the most from their ability. That’s what characterizes a winner.” ~ Joe Torre
  7. “I was told I would never make it because I’m too short. Well, I’m still too short, but I’ve got 10 All-Star games, two World Series championships, and I’m a very happy and contented guy. It doesn’t matter what your height is, it’s what’s in your heart.” ~ Kirby Puckett
  8. “What women want: To be loved, to be listened to, to be desired, to be respected, to be needed, to be trusted, and sometimes, just to be held. What men want: Tickets to the World Series.” ~ Dave Barry
  9. “Baseball is caring. Player and fan alike must care, or there is no game. If there’s no game, there’s no pennant race and no World Series. And for all any of us know there might soon be no nation at all. It is good to care – in any dimension. More Americans put their caring into baseball than into anything else I can think of – and most put at least a little of it there. Baseball can be trusted, as great art can, and bad art can’t.” ~ William Saroyan
  10. “It’s never happened in the World Series competition, and it still hasn’t.” ~ Yogi Berra

  11. “At the beginning of the World Series of 1947, I experienced a completely new emotion when the National Anthem was played. This time, I thought, it is being played for me, as much as for anyone else.” ~ Jackie Robinson
  12. “But more important than personal awards is winning the World Series. That’s the max that anyone could ask for. Let alone to have the ball in your in your glove for the final out of the World Series. That was the ultimate.” ~ Dennis Eckersley
  13. “The practice of our democracy depends on a sense of, and knowledge of, history in the same way that playing in the World Series requires a bat and a ball.” ~ Lewis H. Lapham
  14. “The best possible thing in baseball is winning The World Series. The second best thing is losing The World Series.” ~ Tommy Lasorda
  15. “The guy stroked his goatee. “What do you call twenty guys watching the world series?” “The New York Yankees,” Butch replied.” ~ J.R. Ward

  16. “He’s (his father Jorge Posada IV) happy for me. He remembers all of my big games. When I hit
    my first home run in the World Series, he was here, and he cried. It’s like I’m
    living his dream.” ~ Jorge Posada
  17. “People recognize me wherever I go, where it used to be just New York. I guess people who aren’t even baseball fans watch the World Series. I was driving down the freeway in Los Angeles over the winter and a guy pulled up next to me and gave me the finger.” ~ Graig Nettles
  18. “When we played, World Series checks meant something. Now all they do is screw up your taxes.” ~ Don Drysdale
  19. “The Giants have won. They have won the World Series for the third time in five years. And Madison Bumgarner has firmly etched his name on the all-time World Series record books as one of the greatest World Series pitchers the game has ever seen.” ~ Jon Miller
  20. “You play to win, to get that World Series ring, All-Star games and whatever comes with it.” ~ Nick Johnson

  21. “One of the reasons I appreciate being in a Pirates uniform is the greats who have worn it in the past. There was Bill Mazeroski hitting the walk-off home run to win the World Series. There was Roberto Clemente wearing the number 21. There was Pops: Willie Stargell. There was Dave Parker: Cobra.” ~ Andrew McCutchen
  22. “Going to Omaha for the College World Series – the people there are tremendous – huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days – you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that.” ~ Roger Clemens
  23. “In the World Series, when a pitcher’s not doing his job, they put another one in that can.” ~ Jimmie Johnson
  24. “Well, I know that I’ll never forget that, but also I won’t forget the hundreds of people who sent me letters, telegrams, and postcards during that World Series. There wasn’t a single nasty message. Everybody tried to say something nice.” ~ Gil Hodges
  25. “I want to win when the whole world is watching, … I want to win a World Series in an Angels uniform.” ~ Vladimir Guerrero

  26. “My goal on Earth is not to win a World Series or be the best baseball player who ever lived. That simply is not up to me because I have to wait and see if it is part of the Lord’s plan. My goal is to follow the Lord and what he wants me to do so that someday I may enter His kingdom and receive everlasting life.” ~ David Murphy
  27. “I stand here not because I have fame or money or because I play on TV or hit a World Series home run. That doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter because I stand here as a humble person because I know He could have picked someone else. In His Word he says, ‘the least of us shall be first.’ When I look up, I realize I am blessed and I say thank you Jesus for all you have done for me because without you I would be nothing.” ~ Joe Carter
  28. “I’ve been very fortunate to be involved in all the Super Bowls, to see some World Series, to cover heavyweight championship fights; I’ve been to the Olympics and seen every sporting event there is.” ~ Will McDonough
  29. “There’s three things that as a professional athlete you want. You want to get to the big leagues, and I accomplished that. Winning a World Series ring, I got that. And then getting to the Hall of Fame. That’s everybody’s dream. Every athlete, they want to be up there in the Hall of Fame, mentioned with the greatest players to ever play this game.” ~ Albert Pujols
  30. “I’d like to get back and win the World Series and have that be the last image in my mind for the postseason.” ~ Brad Lidge

  31. “The College World Series, that’s the end-all deal as a college player. To get a chance to play in the World Series and win it, that was surreal.” ~ Morgan Ensberg
  32. “If you’re talented enough and play long enough, and put up numbers, you’ll get to the Hall of Fame. That doesn’t make you a World Series winner.” ~ Jimmy Rollins
  33. “Maybe you guys will get lucky this year and face the Orioles in the World Series” ~ Dan Quayle
  34. “[The Angels are] a team that gives you an opportunity always to be in the playoffs. This time, my first time with them, I was very close to getting to the World Series, so why not stay?” ~ Bobby Abreu
  35. “To get a save in the World Series is the reason I can’t stop smiling.” ~ Mark Buehrle

  36. “When I was a teenager and my brother Frank was in the World Series in ’57 and ’58 against the Yankees, Braves winning in ’57 and the Yankees in ’58, little did I know the next time these two teams would meet in the World Series, I would be managing the Yankees.” ~ Joe Torre
  37. “When we [the Braves] won the World Series in ’95, I went nuts. I mean, that was my team.” ~ Jeff Francoeur
  38. “It’s worth everything to be in the World Series.” ~ Scott Kazmir
  39. “I’ve said this before, but going and playing with the guys that have been to the World Series, the elite players of the game, there’s no harm in hanging around those guys at all.” ~ Chase Utley
  40. “If Satch (Paige) and I were pitching on the same team, we would clinch the pennant by July fourth and go fishing until World Series time.” ~ Dizzy Dean

  41. “The last time the Cubs won the World Series was 1908. The last time they were in one was 1945. Hey, any team can have a bad century.” ~ Tom Trebelhorn
  42. “There’s nothing better than a team that comes out of nowhere and finds themselves in the World Series.” ~ Tom Glavine
  43. “I grew up a Phillies fan. Me and my buddies tailgated a couple of times when they won the World Series. I like just being in that atmosphere.” ~ Mike Trout
  44. “A World Series trophy is a wonderful thing to behold.” ~ Willie Stargell
  45. “If the Mets can win the World Series, the United States can get out of Vietnam.” ~ Tom Seaver

  46. “Before I pitch any game, from spring training to Game 7 of the World Series, I’m scared to death.” ~ Curt Schilling
  47. “It didn’t happen, but I feel fortunate for the two chances we had and it’s just a shame we didn’t go to a World Series for Cub fans.” ~ Ryne Sandberg
  48. “I don’t just think regular season. I think playoffs. World Series. That’s how I think.” ~ Mariano Rivera
  49. “I really want to see the Cubs in the World Series. I really do.” ~ Dennis Quaid
  50. “2004 was a great year for Boston! The Patriots won the Super Bowl! Boston hosted its first national political convention! And – the Red Sox won the World Series!” ~ Thomas Menino

  51. “I believe that a writer learns from every story he writes, and when you try different things, you learn different lessons. Working with other writers, as in Hollywood or in a shared world series, will also strengthen your skills, by exposing you to new ways of seeing the work, and different approaches to certain creative challenges.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  52. “After watching my first World Series in 1977, I wanted to be Reggie Jackson. I bought a big Reggie poster. I ate Reggie candy bars. I entered a phase during which I insisted on having the same style of glasses Reggie had: gold wire frames with the double bar across.” ~ Eric Liu
  53. “The only reason I don’t like playing in the World Series is I can’t watch myself play.” ~ Reggie Jackson
  54. “Why the fairy tale of Willie Mays making a brilliant World Series catch, and then dashing off to play stickball in the street with his teenage pals. That’s baseball. So is the husky voice of a doomed Lou Gehrig saying, ‘I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth.’” ~ Ernie Harwell
  55. “There is nothing better than to make it to the College World Series. All of the extra reps in the weight room, all of the early morning practices, and all the hard work spent the entire year makes it worth it.” ~ Jennie Finch

  56. “People saw me as being heroic, but I was no more heroic than I was with other injuries I had, like the lacerated kidney I suffered during the 1990 World Series. It’s just that people haven’t known anyone with a lacerated kidney, but everyone can relate to someone with cancer.” ~ Eric Davis
  57. “You know, a lot of people say they didn’t want to die until the Red Sox won the World Series. Well, there could be a lot of busy ambulances tomorrow.” ~ Johnny Damon
  58. “My pat line about the Cubs and payroll is that the amount of merchandise the Cubs would sell off a world series championship would more than cover for a big payroll.” ~ Billy Corgan
  59. “By far, the best moment of my big league career was when I caught the last out at the World Series.” ~ Cal Ripken, Jr.

  60. “You can keep going on and on about the interactions of people, which makes it a great drama and great event ,and you’ll always hold that special, but if you’re looking at a baseball moment, the feeling you get when you win the World Series by far exceeds anything else in the game that you’re able to do.” ~ Cal Ripken, Jr.
  61. “There’s nothing wrong with the Little League World Series that locking out the adults couldn’t cure.” ~ Mike Penner
  62. “In 1960 when Pittsburgh beat us in the World Series, we outscored them 55-27. It was the only time I think the better team lost. I was so disappointed I cried on the plane ride home.” ~ Mickey Mantle
  63. “If the World Series was on the line and I could pick one pitcher to pitch the game, I’d choose Whitey Ford every time.” ~ Mickey Mantle

  64. “We don’t have a World Series or a Super Bowl, so to be able to come home with a gold medal is amazing. I want to do it again in four more years.” ~ Kerri Walsh
  65. “In Massachusetts, scientists have created the first human clone. The bad thing is that in thirty years, the clone will still be depressed because the Boston Red Sox will still have not won a World Series.” ~ Craig Kilborn

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