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Individual statistics, plate time and everything tend to come, but the most enjoyment I get out of baseball is actually winning.
Honestly, I'm on the road so much that I never really get a chance to go to baseball games.
The only real game - I think - in the world is baseball.
You know this baseball game of ours comes up from the youth. That means the boys. And after you've been a boy, and grow up to know how to play ball, then you come to the boys you see representing themselves today in our national pastime.
Cyclists, I work with a number of cyclists. They are great athletes; they are great aerobic athletes. If you ask them to hit a baseball or golf ball, they can't do that.
You know, it's a different deal - throwing a football as opposed to throwing a baseball.
I guess my thermometer for my baseball fever is still a goose bump.
It's a wonderful feeling to be a bridge to the past and to unite generations. The sport of baseball does that, and I am just a part of it.
My feeling is that when you're managing a baseball team, you have to pick the right people to play and then pray a lot.
A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn't going to say every day, 'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'
In America, we have three major sports - baseball, football and basketball. They get the most coverage. Then there's things like golf which mop up most of what is left. But track and field? We are way at the bottom of the totem pole.
Other kids went out and beat each other up or played baseball, and I built electronics.
It's a funny business. I kind of compare it to baseball. I'm always looking for a home run.
You know that a given in life in human nature, is that at a sporting event, a baseball game, a football game, you never introduce a politician, is because he'll be booed. I don't care if he's the most beloved person in the world, its part of the game.
I grew up playing sports, football, basketball, baseball, everything, and acting was such a different environment and different world for me.
God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise.
Shoeless Joe Jackson
And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates.
Baseball regards us as sheep.
It was so difficult for the fans to understand my problems with baseball.
The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry.
Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball.
I always thought that it was kind of silly that a baseball card could be worth so much money.
It was the baseball fantasy of a lifetime - to be able to sit on the bench with all those professional athletes. I got to take my son along because I wasn't sure I would be able to play with them.
Baseball was the darling of all sports back then.
Baseball has all the money.
If I couldn't broadcast baseball games, I think I would make a good impression on people.
You have to have a lot of little boy in you to play baseball for a living.
The great thing about baseball is there's a crisis every day.
I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story.
Every time I sit with our general manager at a baseball game, and there's number-cruncher and statistician guy - I'm sitting around - they start talking about stuff, and I say, 'What's that? I've never heard of that one before.'
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