Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.
It could be, it might be... It is, A home run!
How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball... The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
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.
If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.
I only have one superstition: I make sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.
Get out the rye bread and mustard grandma, cause it's GRAND SALAMI TIME!
Back, back, back, back. Gone.
Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.
Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run. I said, 'Sure, every time.'
Nothing great happens when you hold back.
No one hit home runs the way Babe (Ruth) did. They were something special. They were like homing pigeons. The ball would leave the bat, pause briefly, suddenly gain its bearings, then take off for the stands.
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.
Hit a home run - put your head down, drop the bat, run around the bases, because the name on the front is more - a lot more important than the name on the back.
Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
I loved to make a great defensive play, I'd rather do that than hit a home run.
When I hit a home run I usually didn't care where it went. So long as it was a home run was all that mattered.