baseball Quotes

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.
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— Kurt Russell
I wasn't really serious about acting - I was serious about baseball
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— Kurt Russell
I feel like, when I arrive at the hospital, I want a glass of whiskey, I want the epidural in my back and I want to get hit in the face with a baseball bat.
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— Kristen Bell
In an individual sport, yes, you have to win titles. Baseball's different. But basketball, hockey? One person can control the tempo of a game, can completely alter the momentum of a series. There's a lot of great individual talent.
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— Kobe Bryant
Like a lot of people who get into coaching, I was impacted by the people in my life. Certainly my father (John) who coached me in youth league baseball, and my high school coach, Joe Moore, were mentors and major influences.
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— Kirk Ferentz
Knowin' all about baseball is just about as profitable as bein' a good whittler.
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— Kin Hubbard
Other than hitting the ball...there's nothing else I have ever done or know how to do. How to live on the outside, how to earn a living, how to take of my family, I'm a stupid idiot who doesn't know how to do any of that. Therefore...Please let me play baseball.
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— Kim Young-kwang
I always think of baseball as so existential. Like, you're just out there in a field, in a big expanse of green grass ...
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— Kim Gordon
David Remnick [the New Yorker's editor in chief]is about as interested in anything gay as I am interested in anything to do with baseball. It drives me nuts.
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— Kevin Sessums
As American as an apple is and as American as baseball is, they don't go together. You can't be chewing an apple at a baseball game. You've got to let go of the diet that day.
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— Kevin James
I'm not as anti-sports as I've led people to believe - I've been to a Giants game. I've been to Giants Stadium and I've watched games. I've watched lots of them, you know? I don't really pretend to know what's going on, but I've been immersed in the excitement of watching sports, particularly football. I like baseball, probably more than football.
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— Kevin Corrigan
I'm just a normal kid who lives to play baseball. I'm living my dream.
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— Kerry Wood
The National League is baseball to me.
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— Kerry Wood
Baseball endures at least in part because it is a contemplative sport that delights in nuances. Not a brazen game, eager to sell its thrills cheaply, but rather an understated affair that must be courted if its to be loved.
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— Kenneth Turan
Once upon a time, growing up male gave little boys a sense of certainty about the natural order of things. We had short hair, wore pants, and played baseball. Girls had long hair, wore skirts, and, no matter how hard they tried, always threw a baseball just like a girl.
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— Kenneth R. Miller
If a jury of your peers finds you not guilty, I will reinstate you back into baseball.
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— Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Baseball is something more than a game to an American boy; it is his training field for life's work. Destroy his faith in its squareness and honesty and you have destroyed something more; you have planted suspicion of all things in his heart.
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— Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Nobody's bigger than the game of baseball. You ask pitchers from 10-15-20 years ago. That's normal. Part of the game.
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— Ken Rosenthal
Toughest job in baseball is the general manager. Second toughest is the hitting coach.
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— Ken Harrelson
In baseball you hit your home run over the right-field fence, the left-field fence, the center-field fence. Nobody cares. In golf everything has got to be right over second base.
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— Ken Harrelson
Baseball is the only sport I know that when you're on offense, the other team controls the ball.
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— Ken Harrelson
He's (Jack McKeon) been around baseball for twenty-plus years. He knows what it takes to be a manager. I hope he gets the chance.
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— Ken Griffey, Jr.
My name is not 'The Best Player in Baseball.' My name is George Kenneth Griffey, Jr.
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— Ken Griffey, Jr.
To succeed in baseball, as in life, you must make adjustments.
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— Ken Griffey, Jr.
I haven't put on a baseball uniform since about age 12. It's like I'm wearing a Halloween costume. I'm pretending to be a ballplayer.
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— Ken Fox
No one was more important to the game of baseball in the last half of the 20th century than Henry Aaron and no one writes about that supremely talented man, that tumultuous time and this treasure of a game better than Howard Bryant. Together, they are an extraordinary combination, and the book Bryant has written gets to the heart of the complicated and dignified, patient and consistent genuine hero that is Henry Aaron.
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— Ken Burns
If you're a baseball fan and you don't know what BP is, you're working in a mine without one of those helmets with the lights on it.
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— Keith Olbermann
I was a baseball fan myself, I wanted to play baseball.
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— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
I've kept in touch with many of my former teammates: Bob Marcucci was our team manager and we bonded over our passion for baseball.
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— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
I listen to NPR and baseball games when I'm in my car. I mean, exclusively NPR and baseball games, and that's it, as far as the radio.
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— Juliana Hatfield
Baseball is more than a game. It's like life played out on a field.
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— Juliana Hatfield
John Henry Lloyd is the man I gave the credit to for polishing my skills. He taught me how to play third base and how to protect myself. John taught me more baseball than anyone else.
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— Judy Johnson
Baseball is like everything else. You got to study every angle to win.
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— Judy Johnson
READ! Books can be as delicious as hot-fudge sundaes, as funny as clowns, as exciting as a baseball game that's tied in the 9th inning, and as beautiful as the best sunset you ever saw.
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— Judith Viorst
Baseball is the slow creation of something beautiful. It is the almost boringly paced accumulation of what seems slight or incidental into an opera of bracing suspense. The game will threaten never to end, until suddenly it forces you to marvel at how it came to be where it is and to wonder at how far it might go. It's the drowsy metamorphosis of the dull into the indescribable.
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— Joshua Ferris
I kind of grew up with high goals for myself; I intended to play pro baseball. Growing up in Texas, Hollywood isn't much of a reality.
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— Josh Henderson
It's the spirit of Dominicans coming out and the pride that we have in our music and our baseball players. Dominicans love two things: politics and baseball. When we're not talking politics, we're talking baseball.
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— Jose Peralta
I think baseball owes McGwire a gratitude of thanks for putting baseball back on the map where it should be.
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— Jose Canseco
Owners, the way they blackballed me from baseball, the way they used me, in a sense, and then the way they wanted to send a signal to the other players, saying, you know, we're going to get Jose Canseco out of the game. This is a cue or a message for you other guys to stop using steroids because the owners lost total control of the steroid use.
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— Jose Canseco
I was a professional athlete, the best baseball player in the world at one point.
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— Jose Canseco