FAMOUS BASEBALL PLAYER QUOTES ABOUT LIFE

“Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what it most truly is, regardless of what is written in the rule books, is an affirmation of life.” – Willie Mays

“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.” – Babe Ruth

“It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” – Yogi Berra

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth

“The only way to prove you’re a good sport is to lose.” – Ernie Banks

“Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” – Ted Williams

“You can’t sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You’ve got to throw the ball over the goddamn plate and give the other man his chance. That’s why baseball is the greatest game of them all.” – Earl Weaver

“Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.” – Babe Ruth

“The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.” – Wayne Gretzky

“Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best game in the world.” – Babe Ruth

“There’s nothing wrong with being a coward. As long as you’re a real coward, you’re not following a false God.” – Luke Weaver

“The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen.” – Bob Lemon

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth QUOTES ABOUT GETTING ENGAGED

“Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again.” – Bob Feller

“The future is bright. The future is baseball.” – Pete Rose

“The greatest thing about baseball is that there’s a crisis every day.” – Gabe Paul

“Baseball is a lot like life. It’s a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life.” – Ernie Harwell

“Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.” – Yogi Berra

“There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.” – Lou Gehrig

“Baseball is a universal language. It connects generations and brings people together.” – Derek Jeter

“You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.” – Leo Durocher

“You have to have a lot of little boy in you to play baseball. It still is a game, and no matter how good you are, you still have to have that little boy in you.” – Roy Campanella

“You can’t play baseball without a little dirt on you.” – Dave Parker

“Baseball is a game of inches, and inches make the difference.” – Branch Rickey

“Baseball is a lot like life. The more you put into it, the more you get out of it.” – Joe DiMaggio