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Funny Baseball Quotes

Funny Baseball Quotes

Take a look at this collection of funny quotes, some of which you can sport on your favorite t-shirt at the basketball game!
Quotabulary Staff
Baseball is a game that is deeply revered in America. Former baseball players and all of its fans have likened it to a complete religion, and rightly so. With its huge fan base, and the baseball craze all across the counter, it is only natural that this sport is loved by people of all ages and genders. Because it is so popular, it is natural that everyone has had a bit or two to say. From the history of baseball to modern times, here we present a compilation of some funny quotes that some of you fans may want to print on your t-shirt, to show your reverence for the game! Read these quotes and have a good laugh!
"Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes." ~ Will Rogers (American Humorist)
"If God wanted football played in the spring, he would not have invented baseball." ~ Sam Rutigliano (Former National Football League Head Coach)
"Hating the New York Yankees is as American as apple pie, unwed mothers and cheating on your income tax." ~ Mike Royko (Newspaper Columnist, Chicago)
"It's no coincidence that female interest in the sport of baseball has increased greatly since the ballplayers swapped those wonderful old-time baggy flannel uniforms for leotards." ~ Mike Royko
"A baseball park is the one place where a man's wife doesn't mind his getting excited over somebody else's curves." ~ Brendan Francis
"Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day, like those of a baseball player." ~ Author Unknown
"Baseball is reassuring. It makes me feel as if the world is not going to blow up." ~ Sharon Olds (American Poet)
"Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal." ~ George F. Will (American Newspaper Columnist, Writer, and Journalist)
"Strikeouts are boring - besides that, they're fascist. Throw some ground balls. More democratic." ~ Bull Durham, Movie
"Nothing flatters me more than to have it assumed that I could write prose-unless it be to have it assumed that I once pitched a baseball with distinction." ~ Robert Frost (Poet)
"Ninety feet between home plate and first base may be the closest man has ever come to perfection." ~ Red Smith (American Sportswriter)
It is impossible that baseball players themselves would have nothing to say about the game they make a living of. Some funny baseball sayings and quotes by former famous baseball players have been compiled here, enjoy!
"Why does everybody stand up and sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" when they're already there?" ~ Larry Anderson (Former Major League Baseball Pitcher)
"You know you're pitching well when the batters look as bad as you do at the plate." ~ Duke Snider (Former Major League Baseball Center Fielder)
"Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing." ~ Warren Spahn (Former American Major League Baseball Left-Handed Pitcher)
"There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them work." ~ Charlie Lau (Former American Major League Baseball Catcher and Hitting Coach)
"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 (Former American Major League Baseball Left-Handed Pitcher)
"The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game. The second-greatest feeling is to lose a major league game." ~ Chuck Tanner (Former American Major League Baseball Left Fielder and Manager)
"Baseball statistics are like a girl in a bikini. They show a lot, but not everything." ~ Toby Harrah (Former Baseball Player with Texas Rangers)
"A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings." ~ Earl Wilson (Former American Major League Baseball Starting Pitcher)
"The best way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until the ball stops rolling and then pick it up." ~ Bob Uecker (Former American Major League Baseball Player)
"I knew when my career was over. In 1965, my baseball card came out with no picture." ~ Bob Uecker
"There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit." ~ Al Gallagher (Retired American Major League Baseball Player)
"Baseball is a lot like the Army, there aren't many individuals. About the only difference is that baseball players get to stay in nice hotels instead of barracks." ~ Bill Lee (Former Major League Baseball Pitcher)
"Baseball is a fun game. It beats working for a living." ~ Phil Linz (Former Major League Baseball Backup Infielder)
"I'm glad I don't play (baseball) anymore. I could never learn all those handshakes." ~ Phil Rizzuto (Former Italian American Major League Baseball Shortstop)
"Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical." ~ Yogi Berra (Former American Major League Baseball Outfielder, Catcher, and Manager)
"Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand." ~ Wes Westrum (Former American Major League Baseball Catcher, Manager, Coach and Scout)
"To a pitcher, a base hit is the perfect example of negative feedback." ~ Steve Hovley (Former American Major League Baseball Outfielder)
"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." ~ Bill Veeck (Former Franchise Owner and Promoter in Major League Baseball)
"I have discovered in twenty years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats." ~ Bill Veeck
"It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course." ~ Hank Aaron (Former American Major League Baseball Right Fielder)
"With the money I'm making, I should be playing two positions." ~ Pete Rose (Former American Major League Baseball Player and Manager)
"Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?" ~ Jim Bouton (Former American Major League Baseball Pitcher)
After looking at these quotes, all that can be said is, love it or hate it, everyone is always going to have to say something about this game that generates such deep-rooted emotions in everyone's hearts.
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