Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
You can only milk a cow so long, then you're left holding the pail.
After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.
Playing baseball for a living is like having a license to steal.
My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat.
I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
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.
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
If my uniform doesn't get dirty, I haven't done anything in the baseball game.
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
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.
It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
You can't compare me to my father. Our similarities are different.
I don't see pitches down the middle anymore - not even in batting practice.
Any time you think you have the game conquered, the game will turn around and punch you right in the nose.
As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due.
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
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.
I can honestly say it took two full years for me to get over the fact that I was no longer a baseball player.
The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers.
You count on it, you rely on it to buffer the passage of time, to keep the memory of sunshine and high skies alive, and then, just when the days are all twilight, when you need it most, it stops.
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