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You can't second-guess baseball. You can't second-guess yourself.
It's fun; baseball's fun.
Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain.
The best thing about baseball is there's no homework.
Your job as a baseball player is to come to the park ready to play every day, and the manager, it's his job to make those decisions about who plays.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
I am convinced that God wanted me to be a baseball player.
When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union national or annual meetings. I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing.
I always dreamed of making it in baseball, but life has moved pretty quickly for me.
We lived near a playground that had four baseball diamonds on it, and when I got to be 11, 12 years old, I was always over at the ballpark practicing or playing or doing something pertaining to baseball. And when I wasn't doing that, I was bouncing a rubber ball off the steps of my front porch at home.
Cricket is basically baseball on valium.
These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America. We don't have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks.
The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it.
I'm a terrible singer. I feel lucky to play baseball. You can't be gifted in everything.
My dreams do not end with playing Major League Baseball.
You can talk about teamwork on a baseball team, but I'll tell you, it takes teamwork when you have 2,900 men stationed on the U.S.S. Alabama in the South Pacific.
I'm a very lucky guy. I had so many people help me over the years that I never had many problems. If I had a problem, I could sit down with someone and they would explain the problem to me, and the problem become like a baseball game.
I could describe my career in two words: who knew. I was on the path to becoming a professional baseball player, but I got injured in college. When I decided to move out to L.A. to try acting, nobody was betting on me, not even my family. But it's always been that way for me; nothing has come easy.
Maintain 'baseball cards' and/or 'believability matrixes' for your people. Imagine if you had baseball cards that showed all the performance stats. You could see what they did well and poorly and call on the right people to play the right positions in a very transparent way.
Other kids went out and beat each other up or played baseball, and I built electronics.
In baseball, you don't know nothing.
February is always a bad month for TV sports. Football is gone, basketball is plodding along in the annual midseason doldrums, and baseball is not even mentioned.
Hunter S. Thompson
Jimmy Carter was - he still - he remains to this day America's most ex of ex-presidents. You just can't believe that we elected this doofus. He was a bright enough guy and sort of well-meaning. But he was about as prepared to be president of the United States as your goofy old uncle, you know, the one that memorises baseball statistics.
P. J. O'Rourke
In baseball, you can't kill the clock. You've got to give the other man his chance. That's why this is the greatest game.
I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball.
Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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