Great “Home Run” Comments About Baseball

1. It ain’t nothin’ till I call it. — Bill Klem, umpire

2. There have been only two authentic geniuses in the world, Willie Mays and Willie Shakespeare. — Tallulah Bankhead

3. I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain’t never been seen by this generation. — Satchel Paige

4. Ninety percent of this game is half mental. — Yogi Berra

5. If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant’s life, she will choose to save the infant’s life without even considering if there is a man on base. — Dave Barry
6. Who is this Baby Ruth? And what does she do? — George Bernard Shaw

7. The way to make coaches think you’re in shape in the spring is to get a tan. — Whitey Ford

8. Running a ball club is like raising kids who fall out of trees. — Tom Trebelhorn

9. I watch a lot of baseball on radio. — Gerald Ford

10. I didn’t mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands. — Babe Ruth

11. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can’t get you off. — Bill Veeck

12. Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher I ever saw. He always pitches when the other team doesn’t score any runs. — Tim McCarver

13. Trying to sneak a pitch past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster. — Joe Adcock

14. The other teams could make trouble for us if they win. — Yogi Berra

15. Beethoven can’t really be great because his picture isn’t on a bubble gum card. — Charles Schulz

16. I think I throw the ball as hard as anyone. The ball just doesn’t get there as fast. — Eddie Bane

17. Third ain’t so bad if nothin’ is hit to you. — Yogi Berra

18. There’s no crying in baseball! — Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own

19. I never took the game home with me. I always left it in some bar. — Bob Lemon

20. Well, it took me 17 years to get 3,000 hits in baseball, and I did it in one afternoon on the golf course. — Hank Aaron
21. After Jackie Robinson, the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson. — Reggie Jackson

22. We know we’re better than this, but we can’t prove it. — Tony Gwynn

23. It ain’t like football. You can’t make up no trick plays. — Yogi Berra

24. If a horse won’t eat it, I don’t want to play on it. — Dick Allen on artificial turf

25. You don’t realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth. — Mickey Mantle

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