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They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games.
There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
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 damn plate and five the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all.
When I was 22, I was having a ball!
For me, the worst part of playing golf, by far, has always been hitting the ball.
I never intended for the Monster Ball to be a religious experience, it just became one.
Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals.
The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball.
Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.
P. G. Wodehouse
Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don't move.
There's kind of a Zen aspect to bowling. The pins are either staying up or down before you even throw your arm back. It's kind of a mind-set. You want to be in this perfect mind-set before you released the ball.
The essence of paint ball is the fact that when you get hit by a ball full of paint, it hurts just enough to say, 'Ow, I gotta get out of the way,' but not enough to say, 'I quit.'
My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat.
You gotta keep the ball off the fat part of the bat.
I love to play golf, and that's my arena. And you can characterize it and describe it however you want, but I have a love and a passion for getting that ball in the hole and beating those guys.
It's a great day for a ball game; let's play two!
I've raised my girls in a sort of genderless fashion. I mean, I'll take them to get their nails done - I actually love doing that - but I also play ball with them. As a result, my girls are tough and athletic and game for everything.
Harry Connick, Jr.
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 will always be the ball and me.
Most players I play with, I don't look at their swing when they're over the ball or anything like that.
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit.
When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can't hit it.
Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water.
Light and funny has a more compelling quality when you're younger. But I haven't abandoned the genre: I love falling down; I love Lucille Ball. It's just that a lot of those stories revolve around problems that I can't convincingly portray at this age.
I hit a ball for a living, but I have that passion to keep learning.
People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.
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