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They haven't given too many gamblers a second chances in the world of baseball.
I was a baseball player, I taught baseball, and all of a sudden I was in the business world. Now I used the baseball world to talk about their product. Not too much, just enough to keep going. Just be yourself and you'll never have a problem. That's what I did.
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 played baseball up until my freshman year of high school. That was my main sport. I played third base.
When I was a kid, I have two dreams. I want to be a baseball player. Hometown, Hiroshima, has a Japanese baseball franchise team called Hiroshima Carps. You know, and then I want to be a sushi chef. I want to make own restaurant - sushi restaurant.
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.
I always dreamed of making it in baseball, but life has moved pretty quickly for me.
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.
I really love the togetherness in baseball. That's a real true love.
Other kids went out and beat each other up or played baseball, and I built electronics.
That's the remarkable thing about baseball. The game has a way of having you scratch your head one minute and drive you crazy, and then the next, you're entertained beyond your wildest hopes. That's why it's the best game.
You shouldn't have any betting in the locker room at all, whether it's baseball or it's horses. You can't beat the horses. You can't beat any kind of gambling because they have the odds.
I always wanted to be a major-league baseball player.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
George Bernard Shaw
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
If I didn't make it in baseball, I won't have made it workin'. I didn't like to work.
Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
H. L. Mencken
Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.
Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over. Wars don't run on a clock like football. No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them.
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
If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like.
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.
Toledo is better than exciting, it's happy. Because nothing is more conducive to unhappiness than taking yourself seriously, and taking yourself seriously is difficult when you're baseball team is the Mud Hens.
P. J. O'Rourke
The first books I was interested in were all about baseball. But I can't think of one single book that changed my life in any way.
John F. Kennedy
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