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Major League Baseball has prostate awareness for two weeks leading up to Father's Day, and I want to get involved in that.
The economics of baseball are the big problem. The big clubs make a lot of money and the little clubs don't.
I want to play music when I want, write a song if I want or watch a baseball game if I want.
John Lee Hooker
I'm a championship handball player. I'm a championship softball and baseball player. I used to be an extremely talented center in high school in football. I also dabbled in lacrosse and soccer. I'm really good at billiards, darts, shuffleboard.
I sang the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium - at a baseball game - which was crazy; there was, like, 60,000 people there, which is a huge deal in America - singing the National Anthem.
In a tradition second in wonderful absurdity only to 60-year-old baseball managers wearing uniforms and spikes in the dugout, golf spectators come dressed ready to play 18.
That's what Major League Baseball's steroid scandal was all about, the hidden harm in competitive sports that sends the wrong message to the young.
Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it.
American history and the history of baseball are bound up together: our racial politics can be described and traced through it.
There's certainly a large literature around baseball in the U.S.
Like baseball, food will never go out of style; we will always need to eat and we will always find it entertaining. I think of food TV this way - all the fun and none of the calories.
I've been on 'Criminal Minds' twice! On the first show, a boy brought kids out to the woods and was beating them with a baseball bat, but I got away. Then they brought Tracy, my character, back - as a kidnapped girl. They saved me two times! Tracy lived!
Baseball is just my job.
I was a momma's boy. I didn't get anything from Dad, except my body and baseball knowledge. The only time I spent with him was at the ballpark.
When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball.
Young players need to know how to take care of themselves for life after baseball.
Baseball can be slow in many ways. The action starts with when the pitcher delivers the ball. But the action really starts when the crack of the bat happens.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Donning a glove for a backyard toss, or watching a ball game, or just reflecting upon our baseball days, we are players again, forever young.
Baseball is about talent, hard work, and strategy. But at the deepest level, it's about love, integrity, and respect.
On matters of race, on matters of decency, baseball should lead the way.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Baseball is one of the most beautiful games. It is. It is a very Zen-like game.
I am the best in baseball.
I miss baseball.
Baseball loyalists cite the game's legendary numbers - 300 wins, 500 homers, 3,000 hits - as evidence of the sport's elegance, beauty, and gravitas. What no one mentions is how wretched and painful it is to actually watch a former star gasp and sputter his way toward a legendary number.
New York is great, but the New England fans are probably the most knowledgeable and ardent fans, and not just in baseball, but all sports. But Red Sox Nation is Red Sox Nation.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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