"I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it
keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm
not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?"
"It's designed to break your heart.
game begins in the spring, when everything is new again, and it blossoms
in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as
the chilly rains come, it stops, and leaves you to face the fall alone."
~A Bartlett Giamatti,
Comissioner of Baseball, 1989~
Don't pick on your sister when she's holding a baseball bat.
~Joel, 10 Advice from Kids~
Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a
baseball team penalized for too many players on the field
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you
what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring."
Hall of Famer~
Life is like a baseball game. When you think a fastball is coming, You
gotta be ready to hit the curve. -
"Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or
put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with
a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is."