Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. That's what it feels like when Nolan Ryan's thrown balls by you. It's not just a game, but a way of life. Archie Griffen Tip: These quotations make great content for high school football posters and locker room signs. I probably wrote the most papers of any college quarterback. Earl Wilson Baseball is too much of a sport to be called a business, and too much of a business to be called a sport. ~Bob Lemon, 1981 No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games.
~Rogers Hornsby Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. This counts as six points. Mentally, the only players who survive in the pros are the ones able to manage all their responsibilities. You just have to go out there and have confidence in yourself. ~Reggie Jackson Strikeouts are boring — besides that, they're fascist.
I never finish reading a post from you without feeling your gratitude and kindness coming through the pages. There are a lot of other parts on this team that do great things to make it easy for me to go out there. ~ Mary W When we played softball, I'd steal second base, feel guilty and go back. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. True Fan Quotations I see great things in baseball.
If you have any inspirational quotes that you want to share with us, we would love to see them. During the season, I dodge the media. Bartlett Giamatti Notable Baseball Quotes When I knocked a guy down, there was no second part to the story. Which is funny, because growing up, I thought he was a pretty big guy. I always had a ball on my feet.
Joe Maddon, Cubs Manager A baseball fan has the digestive apparatus of a billy goat. Chuck Tanner The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game. Unfortunately, neither of them work. What amazing words that remind us of the importance of play. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide — these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin. ~Denis Norden, 1977 To have some idea what it's like, stand in the outside lane of a motorway, get your mate to drive his car at you at 95 mph and wait until he's 12 yards away, before you decide which way to jump.
As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. ~ Yvette Girouard, Coach When all the girls were getting all made up and getting into all that girl stuff in junior high I was out playing softball or touch football with the guys. I skip down the street and run against the wind. Play is not a luxury. Playing sports is a worldwide experience that knows no boundaries. I like to have more of a focused energy and internal energy whereas some people need to be bouncing off the walls to be ready for the game.
It is designed to break your heart. ~Red Smith It ain't nothin' till I call it. It was important to me while I was at Boston College. Jim Bouton Tom Brady Sayings Football is unconditional love. ~Author Unknown The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game. Joe Paterno You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others.
The greatest baseball arena is in our heads, what we bring to the games, to the telecasts, to reading newspaper reports. Repair these losses, and be a blessing to us. Walt Whitman Progress always involves risks. ~Bob Sarlette The place was always cold, and I got the feeling that the fans would have enjoyed baseball more if it had been played with a hockey puck. I tried all the major religions and most of the minor ones. I feel like I can make a tremendous impact, not only with the team but in the community.
I live with mistakes every day in it, and I live learning them. Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. ~Nomar Garciaparra I don't want to play golf. I do love, however, the baseball that is in the heads of baseball fans. It is a happy talent to know how to play.