Do not worry about the past or the future. This moment needs your attention, for this is where your life exists.
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
How can you not be romantic about baseball?
I don't see pitches down the middle anymore - not even in batting practice.
Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Get out the rye bread and mustard grandma, cause it's GRAND SALAMI TIME!
(Dwight Gooden) his fastball crackling , his curveball dropping as suddenly as a duck shot in the air, has begun his charge for a third straight award-winning season.
Baseball is what we were, football is what we have become.
One year I hit .291 and had to take a salary cut. If you hit .291 today, you'd own the franchise.
The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration then more practice and more concentration.
Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model. People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.
If your not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job.
The best thing about being a Yankee is getting to watch Reggie Jackson play every day. The worst thing about being a Yankee? Getting to watch Reggie Jackson play every day
I hate all hitters. I start a game mad and I stay that way until it's over.
The American boy starts swinging the bat about as soon as he can lift one.
I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It's America's pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year.
There ain't much to being a ballplayer, if you're a ballplayer.
Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.
Never bet on baseball.
I wanted to play baseball!
I hated to bat against Drysdale. After he hit you he'd come around, look at the bruise on your arm and say, 'Do you want me to sign it?'
Baseball gives ... a growing boy self-poise and self-reliance. Baseball is a man maker.
The seductiveness of baseball is that almost everyone with an abiding interest in it knows exactly how it should be played. And secretly believes that he could do it, if only God had seen fit to make him just a little bit less clumsy.
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