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#1. When I was a kid I started a baseball team. I was a terrible player, but I put together a group of neighborhood kids. I started a hockey team. I put the kids together and got a sponsor. So I can always kind of organize people and get things done. - Author: Jerry Bruckheimer
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Jerry Bruckheimer
#2. If I go to a baseball game, I hear 'Shoeless Joe,' but otherwise, I hear 'toe pick' five times a day. No matter how many more movies I make, that'll be on my gravestone. - Author: D. B. Sweeney
Leskanic Baseball quotes by D. B. Sweeney
#3. There was a baseball game on but it didn't look real. It was guys in uniforms playing games on a deep green field. They were playing baseball as if baseball was important and as if all the world wasn't in jail, watching them from a completely different world. - Author: Walter Dean Myers
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Walter Dean Myers
#4. Learn what pitch you can hit good; then wait for that pitch. - Author: Willie Keeler
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Willie Keeler
#5. Desandra shrugged her shoulders. "Hey, Kate? Have you thought of walking up to Hugh and telling him that he's got the biggest dick ever?" She spread her arms to the size of a baseball bat.
"No, you think it would work?" I asked.
"It's worth a try. May be he'll be so happy you noticed his pork sword, he'll forget all about trying to kill us."
Pork sword. Kill me now. "I'll think about it."
Ascanio began patting his clothes.
"What?" Derek growled.
"Looking for something to take notes with. - Author: Ilona Andrews
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Ilona Andrews
#6. Every time a baseball player grabs his crotch, it makes him spit. That's why you should never date a baseball player. - Author: Marsha Warfield
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Marsha Warfield
#7. Pete Rose gets banned for life for gambling while the drug addicts are allowed back after a year; and then they get extra chances after that. Baseball is saying, in effect, that gambling is worse than drugs. How do kids make sense out of that? - Author: Jim Bouton
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Jim Bouton
#8. I grew up in the '60s, which was a creative time, so it wasn't that big of a stretch to go from a baseball bat to a guitar to a film camera. - Author: Abel Ferrara
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Abel Ferrara
#9. I think I throw the ball as hard as anyone. The ball just doesn't get there as fast. - Author: Eddie Bane
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Eddie Bane
#10. I used to be a writer with superstitions worthy of a professional baseball player: I needed a certain desk chair and a certain armchair and a certain desk arrangement, and I could only get really useful work done between 8 P.M. and 3 A.M. Then I started to move, and I couldn't bring my chairs with me. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Elizabeth McCracken
#11. What's the news of the war?' The doctor twisted the ends of his moustache and said, 'Germany is taking everything, the Italians are playing the fool, the French have run away, the Belgians have been overrun whilst they were looking the other way, the Poles have been charging tanks with cavalry, the Americans have been playing baseball, the British have been drinking tea and adjusting their monocles, the Russians have been sitting on their hands except when voting unanimously to do whatever they are told. Thank God we are out of it. Why don't we turn on the radio? - Author: Louis De Bernieres
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Louis De Bernieres
#12. The sky is so clear today you can see all the way to Missouri. - Author: Jerry Coleman
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Jerry Coleman
#13. The most difficult thing in baseball is to be consistent. You can have one good year, but if the next is bad you're defrauding everyone. - Author: Francisco Rodriguez
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Francisco Rodriguez
#14. Let someone else be the world's greatest actress. I'll be the world's greatest baseball fan. - Author: Laraine Day
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Laraine Day
#15. So George Burns and my grandpa took me to my first baseball game. - Author: Leigh Steinberg
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Leigh Steinberg
#16. There is no crying in Baseball... A League of their Own - Author: Lisa Zarcone
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Lisa Zarcone
#17. My uncle Max was a mountain, a shooting star, a big bear of a man, a piggyback ride waiting to happen, his pockets full of candy and, later money, or whatever the particular currency of our ages happened to be. He was rock concerts, baseball games, he was yes when my parents were no, he was a consolation for every disappointment. - Author: Lisa Unger
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Lisa Unger
#18. Baseball shaded my entire outlook on life, because that's how I first saw the world. I looked at everything, even today, through what I learned about the game. Like pacing yourself, focusing yourself, preparing yourself for what you want to do, keeping yourself healthy for the game. I do all that through the eyes of a ballplayer. - Author: Kurt Russell
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Kurt Russell
#19. A mystique of history and heritage surrounds the New York Yankees. It's like the old days revived. We're loved and hated, but always in larger doses than any other team. We're the only team in any sport whose name and uniform and insignia are synonymous with their entire sport all over the world ... the Yankees mean baseball to more people than all the other teams combined. - Author: Paul Blair
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Paul Blair
#20. Baseball is my life, the only thing I know and can talk about. My only interest. - Author: Rogers Hornsby
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Rogers Hornsby
#21. When I was a little boy, my dream was to play baseball and leave Cuba. - Author: William Levy
Leskanic Baseball quotes by William Levy
#22. I built a baseball field in the lower part of our property and I'm always working on that. I got a wheelbarrow, a pick and a shovel, and I started to build a baseball field during writers' strike. We have boys and girls come over and we have clinics in the spring. It's called The Strike because it's named for the writers' strike. - Author: John C. McGinley
Leskanic Baseball quotes by John C. McGinley
#23. When I went blind at 13, I realized that I wasn't going to be a good baseball or basketball player like I enjoyed before. It forced me to look beyond the obvious, to things that I could still do well. - Author: Erik Weihenmayer
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Erik Weihenmayer
#24. In baseball you have terrific data and you can be a lot more creative with it. - Author: Nate Silver
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Nate Silver
#25. There's a lot more to playing in the big leagues in New York than just the baseball part. - Author: David Wright
Leskanic Baseball quotes by David Wright
#26. Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes. - Author: Will Rogers
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Will Rogers
#27. Marvin Miller, I suspect, is the most effective union organizer since John L. Lewis. - Author: Studs Terkel
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Studs Terkel
#28. If only the world were as simple as baseball in a cornfield." - 2004 guestbook entry, Field of Dreams movie site - Author: Dwier Brown
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Dwier Brown
#29. The beanball is one of the meanest things on Earth and no decent fellow would use it. The beanball is a potential murderer. If I were a batter and thought the pitcher really tried to bean me, I'd be inclined to wait for him outside the park with a baseball bat. - Author: Walter Johnson
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Walter Johnson
#30. In Soledad state prison, I fell in with a group of young blacks who, like myself, were in vociferous rebellion against what we perceived as a continuation of slavery on a higher plane. We cursed everything American---including baseball and hot dogs. All respect we may have had for politicians, preachers, lawyers, governors, Presidents, congressmen was utterly destroyed as we watched them temporizing and compromising over right and wrong, over legality and illegality, over constitutionality and unconstitutionality. We knew that in the end what they were clashing over was us, what to do with the blacks, and whether or not to start treating us as human beings. I despised all of them. - Author: Eldridge Cleaver
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Eldridge Cleaver
#31. You see," Bouton wrote, "you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time." Truer words were never written. - Author: John Feinstein
Leskanic Baseball quotes by John Feinstein
#32. Once people couldn't trust the college game, some checked out the pro game, but that was in big trouble, too. We had no clock and a lot of faults. People looked at the slow pace and at big guys like George Mikan and said pro basketball was just for overgrown pituitary cases. Baseball and football were numbers one and two and pro basketball wasn't even in the same universe. - Author: Dolph Schayes
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Dolph Schayes
#33. Donning a glove for a backyard toss, or watching a ball game, or just reflecting upon our baseball days, we are players again, forever young. - Author: John Thorn
Leskanic Baseball quotes by John Thorn
#34. I can hang with the dudes because I love beef and baseball and driving fast and flirting. I understand where men are coming from, and I'm interested in typically male endeavors. But I can also wear the short skirt and cheerlead. - Author: Elizabeth Banks
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Elizabeth Banks
#35. Today a pitcher gets fined if the umpire thinks he threw at a batter. In the olden days, the umpire didn't have to take any courses in mind reading. The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you. - Author: Leo Durocher
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Leo Durocher
#36. The modern era of Cape Cod baseball dawned in 1963 when the league became a showcase for the collegiate elite. - Author: Jane Leavy
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Jane Leavy
#37. Nine equals eight ... just ask any math teacher. Well, make that a Tampa-St. Pete area math teacher, one who also likes baseball, and is a diehard Rays fan, and who knows that Joe Maddon deserves more than just the 2008 Manager of the Year Award. - Author: Tucker Elliot
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Tucker Elliot
#38. Michael Lewis, the author of Moneyball, wrote in the New York Times in February 2009, The virus that infected professional baseball in the 1990s, the use of statistics to find new and better ways to value players and strategies, has found its way into every major sport. Not just basketball and football, but also soccer and cricket and rugby and, for all I know, snooker and darts - - Author: Anonymous
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Anonymous
#39. If they had rankings in baseball, maybe I would have been able to do the math and figure out my chances of being a professional baseball player versus a tennis player. But that was the decision-maker for me, I just thought I was better in tennis. - Author: Jim Courier
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Jim Courier
#40. Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off. - Author: Bill Veeck
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Bill Veeck
#41. If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black. - Author: Mike Schmidt
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Mike Schmidt
#42. One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding? - Author: James Caan
Leskanic Baseball quotes by James Caan
#43. Mr. Rush slapped Drew on the back of the head. "You pay attention, Morrow. There'll be hell to pay if you hurt my drum major. I'll have Clayton Porridge out in the middle of the football field, doing the cancan."
"The cancan is surprisingly difficult," Barry said. "It takes a lot more coordination than Clayton Porridge has."
Mr. Rush gave Barry the brain-melting stare.
Barry shrank. "I know this because I played Little League baseball with Clayton Porridge."
Mr. Rush kept staring.
"Sir," Barry added. - Author: Jennifer Echols
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Jennifer Echols
#44. Baseball is the ideal forum for teachiing the art of failure; the very best fail to get a hit seven out of ten times. - Author: Sam Dunn
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Sam Dunn
#45. I've always wanted to be the best in the world as a baseball player, so when I started to think about opening a business, it was with that mindset. - Author: Curt Schilling
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Curt Schilling
#46. If I had admitted my guilt, it would have been the same as putting my head on the chopping block - lifetime ban. Death penalty. I spent my entire life on the baseball fields of America, and I was not going to give up my profession without first seeing some hard evidence ... right or wrong, the punishment didn't fit the crime, so I denied the crime. - Author: Pete Rose
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Pete Rose
#47. Baseball's Opening Day is full of time-honored traditions: the President throws out the first ball, the Cubs' starting pitcher walks away with a 54.00 ERA, the Royals get mathematically eliminated from the pennant race. - Author: Rob Sheffield
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Rob Sheffield
#48. The only thing my father and I have in common is that our similarities are different. - Author: Dale Berra
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Dale Berra
#49. One night on the swing,

I pumped myself higher and higher

and plucked all the stars from the sky,

tucking them one by one

in my pocket,

between the licorice and baseball cards,

until all that remained

was the absolute dark

and the mischievous twinkle

of my eye

to guide me back

to my home. - Author: Beryl Dov
Leskanic Baseball quotes by Beryl Dov

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