People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
There may be people who have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do - and I believe that.
Show me a guy who's afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen.
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?
It ain't like football. You can't make up no trick plays.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.