91+ Best Baseball Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Baseball is a game played especially in North America by two teams of nine players, in which a player hits a ball with a bat and tries to run around four bases on a large field before the other team returns the ball. Inspirational baseball quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Most Famous Baseball Quotes

Play this game like the 8 year old you used to be, dreaming to play in the show. Heart, passion, and fire! Remember where you came from. Bryce Harper

That’s the beautiful thing about baseball. You can be any size and be successful. Andrew Benintendi

My motto was always to keep swinging. Hank Aaron

I played my best every day. You never know when someone may be seeing you play for the first time. Joe DiMaggio

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. Mickey Mantle

It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career. Carlton Fisk

There may be people that have more talent than you, but there is no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. Derek Jeter

During my 18 years, I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played 7 years without ever hitting the ball. Mickey Mantle

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there. Bo Jackson

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. Babe Ruth

Everybody makes mistakes; that’s why they put erasers on pencils.  Tommy Lasorda

People out there said I was too small. It’s those kinds of moments that pushed me to be where I’m at right now. Tim Lincecum

Hustle is just playing the game right. Jimmy Rollin

You may not think you’re going to make it. You may want to quit. But if you keep your eye on the ball, you can accomplish anything. Hank Aaron

Never give up. Don’t cave. Jim The Rookie Morris

Baseball is such a tough game, it really humbles you at times, you just have to try not to get too high or too low. Chase Utley

Work hard and have patience. Randy Johnson

You can’t get real happy or real depressed when you play baseball. Baseball is a great sport in that it offers a player a lot of opportunities for atonement. Mike Piazza

You either get better, or you get worse. Those are the only two options. Max Scherzer.

Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding, and nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result. Joe Torre

Don’t ever let the pressure exceed the pleasure. Joe Maddon.

Close don’t count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades. Frank Robinson

Baseball is not a sport you can achieve individually. Curt Schilling

I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it. Reggie Jackson

No one has come up with a substitute for hard work. Ted Williams

When you’ve learned to believe in yourself, there’s no telling how good a player you can be. That’s because you have the mental edge. Rod Karew

Baseball is such a tough game. It really humbles you at times you just have to try not to get too high or too low. Chase Utley

I was told I would never make it because I’m too short. Well, I’m still too short, but I’ve got 10 All Star games, two World Series championships, and I’m a very happy and contented guy. It doesn’t matter what your height is, it’s what’s in your heart. Kirby Puckett

Never allow the circumstances of your life to become an excuse. People will allow you to do it. But I believe we have a personal obligation to make the most of the abilities we have. Jim Abbott

I’d walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball. Pete Rose

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too. Yogi Berra.

If my uniform doesn’t get dirty, I haven’t done anything in the baseball game. Rickey Henderson

You don’t need to have a perfect ending to be happy. Prince Fielder.

One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come into a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something. Nolan Ryan

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us but the attitude we bring to life.  Wade Boggs.

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.  Bo Jackson.

It’s a game, and that’s how I am going to treat it. Ken Griffey Jr.

Load up your mind with pictures capturing your preferred tomorrow. Put the remembrances of the past in a place where they won’t block your view. Gary Carter.

There is no time to fool around when you practice. Every drill must have a purpose. Albert Pujols

When you’ve learned to believe in yourself, there’s no telling how good a player you can be. That’s because you have the mental edge. Rod Karew

In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted; if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end. Tom Seaver

If you expect greatness, greatness shouldn’t surprise you. Justin Verlander.

I don’t fraternize with players when it’s time to hit. I’m preparing for the game. It’s the most important time of the day. Albert Belle

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. Jackie Robinson

Whenever I get into a tough situation. I think of growing up, and I say, This situation won’t be the worst one I’ve ever been in. Billy Wagner

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. Jacques Barzun

Nobody wanted me. Scouts told me to go to school, to forget baseball. Coaches said, You’re never going to make it. I appreciated their honesty because I think when someone tells you something you may not like, you have to use that as fuel for motivation. Mike Piazza

The best pitchers have a short-term memory and a bulletproof confidence. Greg Maddux

A winner is somebody who goes out there every day and exhausts himself trying to get something accomplished. Joe Torre

To a pitcher, a base hit is the perfect example of negative feedback.  Steve Hovley

If you’re not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job. Brooks Robinson

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it. Sandy Koufax

Winning depends on where you put your priorities. It’s usually best to put them over the fence. Jason Giambi

The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid. And if the hitter is timid, he has to remind the hitter he’s timid.  Don Drysdale.

Slumps are like a soft bed. They’re easy to get into and hard to get out of. Johnny Bench

You know you’re pitching well when the batters look as bad as you do at the plate. Duke Snider.

Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it’s because you’ve started to think of failure. Tommy Lasorda

Pitching is the art of instilling fear. Sandy Koufax

Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher. Ty Cobb

Just take the ball and throw it where you want to. Throw strikes. Home plate don’t move. Satchel Paige

In playing ball, and in life, a person occasionally gets the opportunity to do something great. When that time comes, only two things matter: being prepared to seize the moment and having the courage to take your best swing. Hank Aaron

A guy that throws what he intends to throw, that’s the definition of a good pitcher. Sandy Koufax

The only time I really try for a strikeout is when I’m in a jam. If the bases are loaded with none out, for example, then I’ll go for a strikeout. But most of the time, I try to throw to spots. I try to get them to pop up or ground out. On a strikeout, I might have to throw five or six pitches, sometimes more if there are foul offs. That tires me. So I just try to get outs. That’s what counts outs. You win with outs, not strikeouts. Sandy Maddux

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. Bob Feller

My pitching philosophy is simple keep the ball way from the bat. Satchel Paige.

Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too. Yogi Berra

It’s a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square. Pete Rose

To succeed in baseball, as in life, you must make adjustments. Ken Griffey Jr

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.

Baseball is a game of the soul. Pedro Martinez

Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets. Yogi Berra.

I want people to expect more from me because I expect more. If you don’t set goals high, you’re not trying. Todd Helton

Ninety percent of this game is half mental. Yogi Berra

You don’t need to have a perfect ending to be happy. Prince Fielder

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

You should seek approval from yourself. Ichiro Suzuki

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

Load up your mind with pictures capturing your preferred tomorrow. Put the remembrances of the past in a place where they won’t block your view. Gary Carter

The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until the ball stops rolling and then to pick it up. Bob Uecker.

I can’t stand satisfaction. To me, greatness comes from that quest for perfection. Mike Schmidt

The funny thing about these uniforms is that you hang them in the closet, and they get smaller and smaller. Curt Flood.

Don’t ever let the pressure exceed the pleasure.Joe Maddon

A man once told me to walk with the Lord. I’d rather walk with the bases loaded. Ken Singleton.

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but how we react to what happens, not by what life brings us but the attitude we bring to life. Wade Boggs

When you start the game, they don’t say Work ball! They say,Play ball! Willie Stargell

You’ve gotta find a way to get out of your own way, so you can progress in life. Steve Carlton

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

Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny. Don Sutton

I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat, and if it keeps up, I change bats. Yogi Berra.

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