Charles Adams - It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
[ Afternoon Baseball Course Did Get Golf Hits Seventeen Thousand Three Took Years]
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Edie Adams - The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
[ Baseball Exciting Fans Games Home Lot Most Never Obsessed Play Runs Them Triple Understood Why Win]
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Woody Allen - I wanted to play baseball!
[ Baseball Play Wanted]
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Michel Aoun - It's not like learning how to hit a curve ball in baseball.
[ Ball Baseball Curve Hit How Learning]
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Jessica Culter - Perhaps the truest axiom in baseball is that the toughest thing to do is repeat.
[ Axiom Baseball Perhaps Repeat Thing Toughest Truest]
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Jim Elliot - A baseball manager is a necessary evil.
[ Baseball Evil Manager Necessary]
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Missy Elliot - Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.
[ Baseball Frame Game Good Keep Manager Mind Players Right Simple Success Them Then]
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Walter Elliot - Casey knew his baseball. He only made it look like he was fooling around. He knew every move that was ever invented and some that we haven't even caught on to yet.
[ Around Baseball Casey Caught Even Ever Every Fooling Haven His Invented Knew Look Made Move Only Some Yet]
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Don Ellis - The great thing about baseball is when you're done, you'll only tell your grandchildren the good things. If they ask me about 1989, I'll tell them I had amnesia.
[ Amnesia Ask Baseball Done Good Grandchildren Great Had Only Tell Them Thing Things Your]
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Warren Ellis - We're the best team in baseball, but not by much.
[ Baseball Best Much Team]
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Mike Farrell - I knew I wasn't a baseball writer. I was scared to death. I really was afraid to talk to players, and I didn't want to go into the press box because I thought I was faking it.
[ Afraid Baseball Because Box Death Faking Go Into Knew Players Press Really Scared Talk Thought Want Writer]
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Perry Farrell - I've been lucky. I've met a lot of baseball people, and I've learned to value people who talk - people who talk well and in long sentences and even long paragraphs.
[ Baseball Been Even Learned Long Lot Lucky Met Paragraphs Sentences Talk Value Well]
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Davey Havok - I'd never even been to Wrigley Field. I never even enjoyed baseball that much, but I loved being there, the crowd was lovely, and they all sang with me!
[ Baseball Been Being Crowd Enjoyed Even Field Loved Lovely Much Never Sang Wrigley]
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Mitch Hedberg - I'm flattered that so many baseball people think I'm a Hall of Famer. But what's hard to believe is how one-hundred and fifty plus people have changed their minds about me since I became eligible, because I haven't had a base hit since then.
[ Base Baseball Became Because Believe Changed Eligible Fifty Flattered Had Hall Hard Haven Hit How Many Minds One-Hundred Plus Since Their Then Think]
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Tony Hsieh - If I couldn't broadcast baseball games, I think I would make a good impression on people.
[ Baseball Broadcast Games Good Impression Make Think Would]
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Dimitri Mitropoulos - Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all. The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
[ Awards Baseball Lot Mean More Say Statistics Than]
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Grandma Moses - Baseball is dull only to dull minds.
[ Baseball Dull Minds Only]
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Walter Mosley - When I was in baseball and you went into the clubhouse, you didn't see ball players with curling irons.
[ Ball Baseball Clubhouse Curling Into Irons Players See Went]
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Steve Prefontaine - Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game - and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.
[ America Baseball Better First Game Had Heart High Know Learn Mind Realities Rules School Small-Town Some Teams Wants Watching Whoever]
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Stellan Skarsgard - I've always been like that. I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys.
[ Always Baseball Basketball Been Boys Football Kid Playing Stuff Tomboy]
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John Warnock - Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
[ Baseball Half Mental Ninety Other Percent Physical]
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Harold Washington - In baseball, you don't know nothing.
[ Baseball Know Nothing]
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Pete Waterman - Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
[ Baseball Because Good Keeps League Little Off Parents Streets Thing Very]
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- You know, it's a different deal - throwing a football as opposed to throwing a baseball.
[ Baseball Deal Different Football Know Opposed Throwing]
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- I keep telling myself, don't get cocky. Give your services to the press and the media, be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while.
[ Baseball Cocky Get Give Into Keep Kids Media Myself Nice Once Press Services Stands Telling Throw While Your]
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- It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations.
[ Asking Baseball Cameras Few Games Men Race Relations Reporters Scene Sudden Surrounded Tv Vietnam Weird Win]
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- Humbled by the fact that never in a million years would I ever thought that I would be on the same stage with all these great Hall of Famers and enshrined to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
[ Baseball Enshrined Ever Fact Fame Great Hall Humbled Million National Never Same Stage These Thought Would Years]
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- In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball.
[ Baseball Day Enjoyed Every Game Granted Great Honestly Life Many Playing Putting Say Taken Thing Things Took Uniform]
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- Looking back on those days and little leaguer, the Hall of Fame is not even a blinking star, but through baseball travels and moving up the ladder, that star begins to flicker.
[ Back Baseball Begins Days Even Fame Flicker Hall Ladder Leaguer Little Looking Moving Star Those Through Travels Up]
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- Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It's gossip.
[ Baseball Gossip National Our Pastime Say Some]
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- Baseball is just my job.
[ Baseball Job Just]
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- I don't know what you guys say, but at home, life is way different from baseball.
[ Baseball Different Guys Home Know Life Say Way]
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- I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people. Like if your father played baseball, they expect you to be the big lifesaver or something when you play a sport.
[ Baseball Big Comes Expect Expectations Father Other Play Played Pressure Some Something Sport Think Your]
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- I was born to hit a baseball. I can hit a baseball.
[ Baseball Born Hit]
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- When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball.
[ Baseball Coach College Finish Playing Think]
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- Young players need to know how to take care of themselves for life after baseball.
[ After Baseball Care How Know Life Need Players Take Themselves Young]
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- Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
[ Baseball Field Football How Many Men Often Penalized Players See Smarter Team Than Too]
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- 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.
[ Around Baseball End Good Gripping Life Other Out Piece Spend Time Turns Way Your]
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- I could have played another year, but I would have been playing for the money, and baseball deserves better than that.
[ Another Baseball Been Better Could Deserves Money Played Playing Than Would Year]
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- I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story.
[ Baseball Books Life Love Only Read Story Two]
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- Boys, baseball is a game where you gotta have fun. You do that by winning.
[ Baseball Boys Fun Game Gotta Where Winning]
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- The baseball held was my fantasy of what life offered.
[ Baseball Fantasy Held Life Offered]
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- You can't be afraid to make errors! You can't be afraid to be naked before the crowd, because no one can ever master the game of baseball, or conquer it. You can only challenge it.
[ Afraid Baseball Because Before Challenge Conquer Crowd Errors Ever Game Make Master Naked Only]
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- As a kid, before I could play music, I remember baseball being the one thing that could always make me happy.
[ Always Baseball Before Being Could Happy Kid Make Music Play Remember Thing]
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- I'd like to think a baseball picture is somewhere in my future.
[ Baseball Future Picture Somewhere Think]
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- While I'm playing baseball, I'm still writing songs and having tapes sent to me. I'm sure I'll spend a lot of time in the whirlpool resting these tired bones, so I'll be thinking of music then.
[ Baseball Bones Having Lot Music Playing Resting Sent Songs Spend Still Sure Tapes Then These Thinking Time Tired While Writing]
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- It's such a beautiful sport, with no politics involved, no color, no class. Only as a youngster can you play and as a pro can you win. The game has kept me young, involved and excited and for me to be up here with gems of baseball.
[ Baseball Beautiful Class Color Excited Game Gems Here Involved Kept Only Play Politics Pro Sport Such Up Win Young Youngster]
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- These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America. We don't have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks.
[ America Baseball Big Cathedrals Europe Got Gothic Old Parks These]
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- The perception is that baseball's players' union is protecting players to use steroids and other illegal performance-enhancing drugs.
[ Baseball Illegal Other Perception Players Protecting Steroids Union Use]
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- 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?
[ After Am Baseball Bat Crying Dope Eye Fifteen Get Guy Him Hollywood Kidding Kill Laughing Left Night Only Other Out Over Scott Some Son Thought Tough Went]
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- When I was coming up, I just wanted to play baseball and I'm doing what I love to do most. How can I feel pressure doing what I love to do?
[ Baseball Coming Doing Feel How Just Love Most Play Pressure Up Wanted]
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- It's no secret what's going on in baseball. At least half the players are using steroids.
[ Baseball Going Half Least Players Secret Steroids Using]
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- You have to have a lot of little boy in you to play baseball for a living.
[ Baseball Boy Little Living Lot Play]
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- I'll tell you what's helped me my entire life. I look at baseball as a game. It's something where people can go out, enjoy and have fun. Nothing more.
[ Baseball Enjoy Entire Fun Game Go Helped Life Look More Nothing Out Something Tell Where]
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- Now, you tell me, if I have a day off during the baseball season, where do you think I'll spend it? The ballpark. I still love it. Always have, always will.
[ Always Ballpark Baseball Day During Love Now Off Season Spend Still Tell Think Where Will]
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- Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
[ America Any Baseball Beyond Big Conversation Ever Greatest Invented League Piece Question Say]
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- I was planning to be a baseball player until I ran into something called a curveball. And that set me back.
[ Back Baseball Called Into Planning Player Ran Set Something Until]
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- It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.
[ Addict Addicts Alcohol Baseball Certainly Country Escape Football Harsh Makes More Movie Narcotics Need Reality Television Than]
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- I also developed an interest in sports, and played in informal games at a nearby school yard where the neighborhood children met to play touch football, baseball, basketball and occasionally, ice hockey.
[ Also Baseball Basketball Children Developed Football Games Hockey Ice Informal Interest Met Nearby Neighborhood Occasionally Play Played School Sports Touch Where Yard]
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- Even though I play a professional sport now, I love college baseball.
[ Baseball College Even Love Now Play Professional Sport Though]
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- Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it.
[ Baseball College Finest Love Memories Some Texas Time University]
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- The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general - not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well.
[ Actually Baseball Body Classroom Enjoyed Field General Had Helped Huge Life Lot Mature Only Pretty Quick Student Ut Very Well]
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- Baseball has been very good to me.
[ Baseball Been Good Very]
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- I am convinced that God wanted me to be a baseball player.
[ Am Baseball Convinced God Player Wanted]
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- I was born to play baseball.
[ Baseball Born Play]
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- Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
[ Baseball Better Fittest Had Men Out Pink Sport Stay Struggle Supremacy Survival Tea]
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- Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life.
[ Baseball Life One-Hundred Percent]
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- I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery.
[ Artillery Baseball Batters Come Down Heavy Observed Right Unlike War]
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- The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it.
[ Baseball Excitement Game Great Love Money Most Players Thrill Today Trouble]
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- When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch.
[ Baseball Began Game Gentlemanly Kick Playing]
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- I don't know anything about baseball.
[ Anything Baseball Know]
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- I am involved in minor league baseball. I go around the country speaking to troubled youths, trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose, they'll need to really pay attention to it.
[ Am Around Attention Baseball Choose Country Go Help Involved League Minor Need Path Pay Really Speaking Them Troubled Trying Understand Whatever Youths]
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- We're just being ourselves and having fun playing baseball. The biggest thing is when people look at our team, they can see that we're having a lot of fun.
[ Baseball Being Biggest Fun Having Just Look Lot Our Ourselves Playing See Team Thing]
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- Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living.
[ Accorded Baseball Chicago Cubs Every God Least Living Own Played Player Privilege Really Season Should Sunshine]
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- In this game of baseball, you live by the sword and die by it. You hit and get hit. Remember that.
[ Baseball Die Game Get Hit Live Remember Sword]
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- Let the teachers teach English and I will teach baseball. There is a lot of people in the United States who say isn't, and they ain't eating.
[ Baseball Eating English Lot Say States Teach Teachers United Will]
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- A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn't going to say every day, 'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'
[ Baseball Catch Catcher Day Did Every Going His Job Make Many Mind Must Oh Other Painted Positions Say Take Terrible Up Want Why]
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- If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like.
[ Baseball Kids Know Looked Many Millionaire Weren]
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- When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game.
[ Baseball Fun Game Longer]
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- Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along, whether you be black or white.
[ Along Baseball Black Future Get Given Hope How Idea Kids Live Our Some Them Together Whether White]
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- Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
[ Attend Baseball Church Few Many Understand]
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- There are only five things you can do in baseball - run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power.
[ Baseball Catch Five Hit Only Power Run Things Throw]
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- Anyone interested in becoming a professional umpire and becoming eligible to work in the minor leagues must attend one of the two umpire schools sanctioned by Major League Baseball.
[ Anyone Attend Baseball Becoming Eligible Interested League Leagues Major Minor Must Professional Sanctioned Schools Two Umpire Work]
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- As a youngster, I played in Little League, Pony League, and all sorts of amateur baseball programs growing up.
[ Amateur Baseball Growing League Little Played Pony Programs Sorts Up Youngster]
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- My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs.
[ Amateurs Baseball Better Candidates Go Graduates Home However Main Majority Much Objective Our Prepare Professional Qualified Will]
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- The vast majority of people who watch baseball can properly call 95% of all plays that happen on the field. My job is to teach you how to call the other 5%.
[ Baseball Call Field Happen How Job Majority Other Plays Properly Teach Vast Watch]
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- If I had to name the number one asset you could have for any sport I'd say speed. In baseball, all a guy with speed has to do is make contact.
[ Any Asset Baseball Contact Could Guy Had Make Name Number Say Speed Sport]
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- There couldn't have been a better Hollywood ending for us. It's beyond baseball. It's rooting for your family.
[ Baseball Been Better Beyond Ending Family Hollywood Rooting Us Your]
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- 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.
[ Again Baseball Behind Build Day Every Failures Game Life New Opportunity Over Put Start Success Way Yesterday]
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- I don't think baseball owes colored people anything. I don't think colored people owe baseball anything, either.
[ Anything Baseball Colored Either Owe Owes Think]
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- Nowadays, they have more trouble packing hair dryers than baseball equipment.
[ Baseball Equipment Hair More Nowadays Packing Than Trouble]
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- That's what Major League Baseball's steroid scandal was all about, the hidden harm in competitive sports that sends the wrong message to the young.
[ Baseball Competitive Harm Hidden League Major Message Scandal Sends Sports Steroid Wrong Young]
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- And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates.
[ Baseball Black Gone Hadn Lying Man Teammates Than Through Times Told Worse]
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- Baseball regards us as sheep.
[ Baseball Regards Sheep Us]
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- Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it.
[ Against Baseball Rebellion Relevant Socially]
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- It was so difficult for the fans to understand my problems with baseball.
[ Baseball Difficult Fans Problems Understand]
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- The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry.
[ Baseball Establishment Permissive]
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- Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball.
[ Baseball Cardinals Contributed Course Decision Growth Morale Organized Out Owners Part Public Unique Whatever]
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- I watch a lot of baseball on the radio.
[ Baseball Lot Radio Watch]
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- You kind of took it for granted around the Yankees that there was always going to be baseball in October.
[ Always Around Baseball Going Granted Kind October Took Yankees]
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- When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union national or annual meetings. I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing.
[ Annual Baseball Because Christian Doing Engaged Go Hate Meetings Mother National Off Perform Play Sing Skiing Started Temperance Union Wanted Women Would]
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- We used to play baseball back in that field and keep an eye out for the bulls.
[ Back Baseball Bulls Eye Field Keep Out Play Used]
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- I like contemporary American literature and I like biographies and I like jazz and I like baseball and I like writers who write about the human condition and sci-fi is just something that I happened into.
[ American Baseball Biographies Condition Contemporary Happened Human Into Jazz Just Literature Sci-Fi Something Write Writers]
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- Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
[ Baseball Both Intervals Moments Pitchers Poets Their Things Tough]
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- No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined.
[ Baseball Cause Cleanly Crime Defined Dramatically Effect Game Motive Neat Punishment Result Tidy World]
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- Baseball is a game of race, creed, and color. The race is to first base. The creed is the rules of the game. The color? Well, the home team wears white uniforms, and the visiting team wears gray.
[ Base Baseball Color Creed First Game Gray Home Race Rules Team Uniforms Visiting Wears Well White]
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- Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
[ Baseball Cast Drama Endless Ever-Changing Run]
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- I know a baseball star who wouldn't report the theft of his wife's credit cards because the thief spends less than she does.
[ Baseball Because Cards Credit Does His Know Less Report She Spends Star Than Theft Thief Wife]
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- I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
[ Baseball Later Named Player Through Went]
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- I love the game of baseball.
[ Baseball Game Love]
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- There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.
[ Baseball Discrimination Game National Our Pastime Room]
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- I wanted to be a professional baseball player.
[ Baseball Player Professional Wanted]
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- I wasn't ever good enough to be on the baseball team and that sort of stuff.
[ Baseball Enough Ever Good Sort Stuff Team]
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- On matters of race, on matters of decency, baseball should lead the way.
[ Baseball Decency Lead Matters Race Should Way]
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- There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew.
[ Baseball Got Knew Know Life Lot Only Something Them Understand Why Work Would]
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- There's nothing bad that accrues from baseball.
[ Bad Baseball Nothing]
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- The real beauty of it - key to my life was playing key chords on a banjo. For somebody else it may be a golf club that mom and dad put in their hands or a baseball or ballet lessons. Real gift to give to me and put it in writing.
[ Ballet Banjo Baseball Beauty Chords Club Dad Else Gift Give Golf Hands Key Lessons Life May Mom Playing Put Real Somebody Their Writing]
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- The best example of how impossible it will be for Major League Baseball to crack down on steroids is the fact that baseball and the media are still talking about the problem as "steroids."
[ Baseball Best Crack Down Example Fact How Impossible League Major Media Problem Steroids Still Talking Will]
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- Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television.
[ Baseball Been Hasn Many National Now Pastime Sport Television Watching Years]
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- I think baseball - the baseball genre - is this mitt, to use a double pun there, to catch a whole bunch of themes.
[ Baseball Bunch Catch Double Genre Mitt Pun Themes Think Use Whole]
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- Why is it there are so many nice guys interested in baseball? Not me, I was a real bastard when I played.
[ Baseball Guys Interested Many Nice Played Real Why]
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- I'm going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I'm not gonna get three strikes. I've been living by myself for five years and I'm very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to.
[ Baseball Been Comfortable Divorce Five Get Going Gonna Guitar Living Myself Now Play Second Strikes Three Through Very Want Years]
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- I started skating and I kind of liked it because I could run circles around the guys that wouldn't pick me to play baseball.
[ Around Baseball Because Circles Could Guys Kind Liked Pick Play Run Skating Started]
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- 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.
[ Base Baseball Cares Everything Fence Golf Got Hit Home Nobody Over Right Run Second Your]
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- A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout. That's baseball.
[ Baseball Corner Dugout His Man Old Tall Thin Waving]
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- Also I'm a part of the people that I've worked with in baseball that have been so great to me, Mr. Earl Mann of Atlanta, who gave me my first baseball broadcasting job.
[ Also Atlanta Baseball Been Broadcasting Earl First Gave Great Job Mann Mr Part Worked]
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- Baseball is a lot like life. It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life.
[ Baseball Day-To-Day Downs Existence Full Life Lot Make Most Opportunities Ups Your]
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- Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.
[ Almost American Ball Baseball Bat Business Came Complex Even Just Religion Simple Sometimes Spirit Sport Symbolizes Yet]
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- If I walked back into the booth in the year 2025, I don't think it would have changed much. I think baseball would be played and managed pretty much the same as it is today. It's a great survivor.
[ Back Baseball Booth Changed Great Into Managed Much Played Pretty Same Survivor Think Today Walked Would Year]
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- Baseball is more than a game. It's like life played out on a field.
[ Baseball Field Game Life More Out Played Than]
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- Cyclists, I work with a number of cyclists. They are great athletes; they are great aerobic athletes. If you ask them to hit a baseball or golf ball, they can't do that.
[ Aerobic Ask Athletes Ball Baseball Cyclists Golf Great Hit Number Them Work]
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- If my uniform doesn't get dirty, I haven't done anything in the baseball game.
[ Anything Baseball Dirty Done Game Get Haven Uniform]
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- The only real game - I think - in the world is baseball.
[ Baseball Game Only Real Think World]
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- You know this baseball game of ours comes up from the youth. That means the boys. And after you've been a boy, and grow up to know how to play ball, then you come to the boys you see representing themselves today in our national pastime.
[ After Ball Baseball Been Boy Boys Come Comes Game Grow How Know Means National Our Ours Pastime Play Representing See Themselves Then Today Up Youth]
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- No, I've never played baseball in my life.
[ Baseball Life Never Played]
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- Baseball has been good to me since I quit trying to play it.
[ Baseball Been Good Play Quit Since Trying]
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- Baseball is all about pitching, and we know we have to improve our pitching.
[ Baseball Improve Know Our Pitching]
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- Right now I like baseball, hockey and tennis players. And horseback riders.
[ Baseball Hockey Horseback Now Players Riders Right Tennis]
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- I want to play music when I want, write a song if I want or watch a baseball game if I want.
[ Baseball Game Music Play Song Want Watch Write]
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- 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.
[ Ask Baseball Out Spring Stare Tell Wait Window Winter]
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- Baseball has all the money.
[ Baseball Money]
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- I love being an older comic now. It's like being an old soccer or an old baseball player. You're in the Hall of Fame and it's nice, but you're no longer that person in the limelight on the spot doing that thing.
[ Baseball Being Comic Doing Fame Hall Limelight Longer Love Nice Now Old Older Person Player Soccer Spot Thing]
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- I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will - that's just the bottom line.
[ Also Baseball Basketball Bottom Education Farther Football Just Line Take Tell Than Them Track Way Will Your]
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- I have been a fan all my life, but now I have been out of football for over 10 years, and out of baseball for a little over six years and I don't go to games.
[ Baseball Been Fan Football Games Go Life Little Now Out Over Six Years]
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- I was always active - I went from baseball to football. I didn't have time to work out.
[ Active Always Baseball Football Out Time Went Work]
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- In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there.
[ Action Baseball Because Hated Pitcher Which]
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- Really, it's not harder to train for them because once baseball starts you play everyday almost.
[ Almost Baseball Because Everyday Harder Once Play Really Starts Them Train]
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- So you have to be more mentally focused in baseball.
[ Baseball Focused Mentally More]
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- So, baseball is probably more physical of the two mentally.
[ Baseball Mentally More Physical Probably Two]
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- Whenever I wasn't watching the planes, I was playing community baseball, football, or something like that.
[ Baseball Community Football Planes Playing Something Watching Whenever]
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- A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.
[ After Baseball Finely Instrument Little More Repetition Swing Then Tuned Very]
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- After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.
[ After Baseball Black History Important Jackie Jackson Mean Most Really Robinson]
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- I am the best in baseball.
[ Am Baseball Best]
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- I'm human and I've played my butt off for ten years. I'm not a loafer, I'm not a jerk, I'm a baseball player.
[ Baseball Human Jerk Loafer Off Played Player Ten Years]
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- God knows I gave my best in baseball at all times and no man on earth can truthfully judge me otherwise.
[ Baseball Best Earth Gave God Judge Knows Man Otherwise Times Truthfully]
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- Do we need to have 280 brands of breakfast cereal? No, probably not. But we have them for a reason - because some people like them. It's the same with baseball statistics.
[ Baseball Because Brands Breakfast Cereal Need Probably Reason Same Some Statistics Them]
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- I do have a family, and obviously I spend as much time as I can with them. Though even when I'm with my family, my mind tends to drift toward baseball.
[ Baseball Drift Even Family Mind Much Obviously Spend Tends Them Though Time Toward]
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- Baseball is one of the most beautiful games. It is. It is a very Zen-like game.
[ Baseball Beautiful Game Games Most Very]
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- I don't like American football. I think it's boring and ridiculous and predictable. But baseball is very beautiful. It's played on a diamond.
[ American Baseball Beautiful Boring Diamond Football Played Predictable Ridiculous Think Very]
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- I would love to see as many of the black players as possible in today's Major League Baseball make every effort to go to the Negro Leagues Museum and get a first-hand view of how it all started.
[ Baseball Black Effort Every First-Hand Get Go How League Leagues Love Major Make Many Museum Negro Players Possible See Started Today View Would]
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- If you're going to play at all, you're out to win. Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy, I hate to lose.
[ Baseball Board Games Going Hate Jeopardy Lose Out Play Playing Win]
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- 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.
[ Anyone Base Baseball Credit Else Gave Henry How John Lloyd Man More Myself Play Polishing Protect Skills Taught Than Third]
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- I had a great time with baseball growing up. I was lucky to grow up with it and to learn.
[ Baseball Great Grow Growing Had Learn Lucky Time Up]
Topic:
- It's very warm there, so we were outdoors all the time. The local people had programs for us year-round, where as kids we had the opportunity to play football, basketball, baseball, track and field - we just went from one sport to the next, year-round.
[ Baseball Basketball Field Football Had Just Kids Local Next Opportunity Outdoors Play Programs Sport Time Track Us Very Warm Went Were Where]
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- I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man. I was lying to the press.
[ Baseball Becoming Early Lying Man Press Professional Showing Symptoms]
Topic: Sports
- Cuba wants to get rid of a dictator, and baseball needs a dictator.
[ Baseball Cuba Dictator Get Needs Rid Wants]
Topic:
- Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore.
[ Always Anymore Anything Baseball Game Harms Immune Integrity Know Terrible Thought True Were]
Topic:
- It's very disappointing... Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore.
[ Always Anymore Anything Baseball Disappointing Game Harms Immune Integrity Know Terrible Thought True Very Were]
Topic:
- I think one of the most difficult things for anyone who's played baseball is to accept the fact that maybe the players today are playing just as well as ever.
[ Accept Anyone Baseball Difficult Ever Fact Just Maybe Most Played Players Playing Things Think Today Well]
Topic:
- Baseball is more than a game to me, it's a religion.
[ Baseball Game More Religion Than]
Topic:
- I've got a lot of years to live after baseball and I would like to live them with the complete use of my body.
[ After Baseball Body Complete Got Live Lot Them Use Would Years]
Topic:
- People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.
[ Baseball Being Necessary Never Spring Throw Training Tried Write]
Topic:
- When I was growing up, there weren't any Little Leagues in the city. Parents worked all the time. They didn't have time to take their kids out to play baseball and football.
[ Any Baseball City Football Growing Kids Leagues Little Out Parents Play Take Their Time Up Weren Worked]
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- The first books I was interested in were all about baseball. But I can't think of one single book that changed my life in any way.
[ Any Baseball Book Books Changed First Interested Life Single Think Way Were]
Topic:
- Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts.
[ Baseball Counts Driving Gets Home Safely]
Topic:
- There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.
[ Baseball Happen Happens Make Players Those Three Types Watch Wonder]
Topic:
- I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer. Baseball is the belly-button of our society. Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.
[ Back Baseball Beer Bring Change Grass Natural Nickel Our Out Policy Rest Society Straighten World Would]
Topic:
- Kids don't learn the fundamentals of baseball at the games anymore.
[ Anymore Baseball Fundamentals Games Kids Learn]
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- That was real baseball. We weren't playing for money. They gave us Mickey Mouse watches that ran backwards.
[ Backwards Baseball Gave Mickey Money Mouse Playing Ran Real Us Watches Weren]
Topic:
- Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up.
[ Baseball Grown-Ups Kids Made Only Screw Up]
Topic:
- Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
[ Baseball Basketball Cumulative Football Game Grenades Guns Hand Happens Hockey Machine Played Tension]
Topic: Sports
- Baseball is this intense subculture that actually doesn't speak very much for the larger culture.
[ Actually Baseball Culture Intense Larger Much Speak Subculture Very]
Topic:
- People who think they know what they are talking about when they talk about baseball include the announcers and all of the sports press - no matter how much evidence you present them to the contrary they will continue to think that what they think is right.
[ Announcers Baseball Continue Contrary Evidence How Include Know Matter Much Present Press Right Sports Talk Talking Them Think Will]
Topic:
- The Oakland clubhouse is a wonderful place. A lot of these guys feel like rejects. They were rejects and they feel - they can tell you how baseball screwed up.
[ Baseball Clubhouse Feel Guys How Lot Oakland Place Rejects Screwed Tell These Up Were Wonderful]
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- The Red Sox are the local scapegoats. It's hard enough to play baseball without being the local scapegoat too.
[ Baseball Being Enough Hard Local Play Red Scapegoat Sox Too Without]
Topic:
- The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted in the American baseball fan. It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons.
[ American Baseball Deeply Fan Fathers Rooted Sentimentality Sons Sport Transmitted Very]
Topic:
- There are several insights at the heart of the A's system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it's a team game. That no one player is going to make that much of a difference to your team, so for god's sake don't go blow a quarter of your budget on one guy.
[ Baseball Blow Budget Difference Game Go God Going Guy Heart Insights Make Much Player Quarter Sake Several System Team Think Wonderful Your]
Topic:
- As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called.
[ Anything Baseball Books Called Else Fascinated First Hero Joe Kid Loved More Read Sports Than Were]
Topic:
- The hardest thing to believe about The Fan is not that Robert De Niro is stalking somebody again but that anyone cares that much about a baseball player.
[ Again Anyone Baseball Believe Cares De Fan Hardest Much Niro Player Robert Somebody Stalking Thing]
Topic: Sports
- What I'd really like to give a try is cricket, because I grew up playing American baseball.
[ American Baseball Because Cricket Give Grew Playing Really Try Up]
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- I wasn't athletic. I played baseball, but I was terrible.
[ Athletic Baseball Played Terrible]
Topic:
- Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it.
[ Any Baseball Before Best Business Doing Field Get Give Know Life Love Man Old Out Short Theater Too Very Whether Your]
Topic:
- Humanity is the keystone that holds nations and men together. When that collapses, the whole structure crumbles. This is as true of baseball teams as any other pursuit in life.
[ Any Baseball Collapses Crumbles Holds Humanity Keystone Life Men Nations Other Pursuit Structure Teams Together True Whole]
Topic:
- No matter what I talk about, I always get back to baseball.
[ Always Back Baseball Get Matter Talk]
Topic:
- Watching baseball under the lights is like observing dogs indoors, at a pedigree show. In both instances, the environment is too controlled to suit the species.
[ Baseball Both Controlled Dogs Environment Indoors Instances Lights Observing Pedigree Show Species Suit Too Under Watching]
Topic:
- Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously.
[ Baseball Bats Maliciously Used Words]
Topic:
- I was a very good baseball and football player, but my father always told me I was much more interested in how I looked playing baseball or football than in actually playing. There's great truth in that.
[ Actually Always Baseball Father Football Good Great How Interested Looked More Much Player Playing Than Told Truth Very]
Topic:
- As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due.
[ Aaron Ball Baseball Before Best Concerned Credit Dimaggio Due Era Far Fifteen Him Joe Last Never Player Received Years]
Topic:
- I'll play baseball for the Army or fight for it, whatever they want me to do.
[ Army Baseball Fight Play Want Whatever]
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- It was all I lived for, to play baseball.
[ Baseball Lived Play]
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- The only thing I can do is play baseball. I have to play ball. It's the only thing I know.
[ Ball Baseball Know Only Play Thing]
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- Well, baseball was my whole life. Nothing's ever been as fun as baseball.
[ Baseball Been Ever Fun Life Nothing Well Whole]
Topic:
- Every day I went to the ballpark in Yankee Stadium as well as on the road people were on my back. The last six years in the American League were mental hell for me. I was drained of all my desire to play baseball.
[ American Back Ballpark Baseball Day Desire Drained Every Hell Last League Mental Play Road Six Stadium Well Went Were Yankee Years]
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- I live in L.A., so I go to basketball games. But I love baseball.
[ Baseball Basketball Games Go Live Love]
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- I really love the togetherness in baseball. That's a real true love.
[ Baseball Love Real Really Togetherness True]
Topic:
- What I miss when I'm away is the pride in baseball. Especially the pride of being on a team that wins.
[ Away Baseball Being Especially Miss Pride Team Wins]
Topic:
- I just try to do what I have to do and let the people out there do what they have to do, which is have fun, scream, yell and jump around. I try to do what I have to do, which is play baseball, and I can only play in that piece of area there, so that's what I try to do.
[ Area Around Baseball Fun Jump Just Only Out Piece Play Scream Try Which Yell]
Topic:
- If you've ever been around a group of actors, you've noticed, no doubt, that they can talk of nothing else under the sun but acting. It's exactly the same way with baseball players. Your heart must be in your work.
[ Acting Actors Around Baseball Been Doubt Else Ever Exactly Group Heart Must Nothing Noticed Players Same Sun Talk Under Way Work Your]
Topic:
- Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.
[ Automobile Baseball Evil Fans Follows Look Luxury Many Necessary Odor Sort Umpire Upon]
Topic: Sports
- Baseball and malaria keep coming back.
[ Back Baseball Coming Keep Malaria]
Topic:
- And my father didn't have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn't have black quarterbacks, and I don't think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5' 11". So I just picked baseball.
[ Baseball Basketball Because Black College Could Father Go Just Made Money Only Particular Picked Quarterbacks Think Time]
Topic:
- Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.
[ Almost Also Baseball Business Combat Disguised Game Leisurely Most Pace Truly Under Violence Wraps Yes]
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- Defense to me is the key to playing baseball.
[ Baseball Defense Key Playing]
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- I think I was the best baseball player I ever saw.
[ Baseball Best Ever Player Saw Think]
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- I was a baseball player, I taught baseball, and all of a sudden I was in the business world. Now I used the baseball world to talk about their product. Not too much, just enough to keep going. Just be yourself and you'll never have a problem. That's what I did.
[ Baseball Business Did Enough Going Just Keep Much Never Now Player Problem Product Sudden Talk Taught Their Too Used World Yourself]
Topic:
- I'm a very lucky guy. I had so many people help me over the years that I never had many problems. If I had a problem, I could sit down with someone and they would explain the problem to me, and the problem become like a baseball game.
[ Baseball Become Could Down Explain Game Guy Had Help Lucky Many Never Over Problem Problems Sit Someone Very Would Years]
Topic:
- That's how easy baseball was for me. I'm not trying to brag or anything, but I had the knowledge before I became a professional baseball player to do all these things and know what each guy would hit.
[ Anything Baseball Became Before Brag Each Easy Guy Had Hit How Know Knowledge Player Professional These Things Trying Would]
Topic:
- The greatest challenge I think is adjusting to not playing baseball. The reason for that is I had to come out of baseball and come into the business world, not being a college graduate, not being educated to come into the business world the way I should have.
[ Adjusting Baseball Being Business Challenge College Come Educated Graduate Greatest Had Into Out Playing Reason Should Think Way World]
Topic:
- It really came down to deciding between baseball and soccer. Soccer won out because I enjoyed it more.
[ Baseball Because Between Came Deciding Down Enjoyed More Out Really Soccer Won]
Topic:
- I think that's why I like baseball. There's something great about it - you're young, the pitcher's young and he's got this great arm, and he doesn't really realize anything about strategy.
[ Anything Arm Baseball Got Great Pitcher Realize Really Something Strategy Think Why Young]
Topic:
- There is but one game and that game is baseball.
[ Baseball Game]
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- Baseball is what we were, and football is what we have become.
[ Baseball Become Football Were]
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- I know it's tough. Everybody in baseball knows its tough. I'm just going to give it my best shot.
[ Baseball Best Everybody Give Going Just Know Knows Shot Tough]
Topic:
- I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It's America's pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year.
[ America Back Ballpark Baseball Been Coming Everyone Exciting Just Look Map Out Pastime Puts Sport Think Year]
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- This is a great thing that's happening in baseball. We don't know if it will ever happen again.
[ Again Baseball Ever Great Happen Happening Know Thing Will]
Topic:
- Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
[ Baseball English Italian Just Main Opera Sensible]
Topic:
- I always thought that it was kind of silly that a baseball card could be worth so much money.
[ Always Baseball Card Could Kind Money Much Silly Thought Worth]
Topic:
- It was the baseball fantasy of a lifetime - to be able to sit on the bench with all those professional athletes. I got to take my son along because I wasn't sure I would be able to play with them.
[ Able Along Athletes Baseball Because Bench Fantasy Got Lifetime Play Professional Sit Son Sure Take Them Those Would]
Topic:
- I wonder why there is a designated hitter in baseball after all these years? As an experiment, it seemed like a swell enough idea, but you would think the novelty would have worn off by now and everyone would get back to playing baseball.
[ After Back Baseball Designated Enough Everyone Experiment Get Hitter Idea Novelty Now Off Playing Seemed Swell These Think Why Wonder Worn Would Years]
Topic:
- Why are baseball managers the only coaches who dress up like the players?
[ Baseball Coaches Dress Managers Only Players Up Why]
Topic:
- Tell me the truth - do you think I've lost my Southern accent? I feel it comes back to me only when I'm shouting at fights or at baseball games.
[ Accent Back Baseball Comes Feel Fights Games Lost Only Shouting Southern Tell Think Truth]
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- Baseball player. Yeah, that was my dream before acting, or alongside acting.
[ Acting Alongside Baseball Before Dream Player Yeah]
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- Baseball was the darling of all sports back then.
[ Back Baseball Darling Sports Then]
Topic:
- Baseball is a team game.
[ Baseball Game Team]
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- For me, baseball is about, again, the team winning.
[ Again Baseball Team Winning]
Topic:
- I'm proud to be here as a man that has played first base more than anybody in the game of baseball.
[ Anybody Base Baseball First Game Here Man More Played Proud Than]
Topic:
- Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
[ Anywhere Ball Baseball Curve Except Eye Game Illusion Legal Optical Person Pitch Spit Stealing Umpire Where]
Topic: Sports
- And of course in America you've got American football and baseball and all those other ball games, soccer has become a little niche that the women have kind of filled.
[ America American Ball Baseball Become Course Filled Football Games Got Kind Little Niche Other Soccer Those Women]
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- People in the U.S. like good baseball, whether you're on the home team or not.
[ Baseball Good Home Team Whether]
Topic:
- President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit. Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward start when the president pulled out his baseball cards.
[ Attend Awkward Baseball Bush Canada Cards Got His Left Off Out President Pulled Reportedly Start Summit Today Trade]
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- The worst drivers are women in people carriers, men in white vans and anyone in a baseball cap. That's just about everyone.
[ Anyone Baseball Cap Carriers Drivers Everyone Just Men White Women Worst]
Topic:
- My baseball career was a long, long initiation into a single secret: At the heart of all things is love.
[ Baseball Career Heart Initiation Into Long Love Secret Single Things]
Topic:
- Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return.
[ Advantages Against Artificial Baseball Behind Enforcing Era Having Kinds Needs Put Return Rules Spring Steroids Tough]
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- I ain't ever had a job, I just always played baseball.
[ Always Baseball Ever Had Job Just Played]
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- The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal.
[ Baseball Change Citizen Class Immortal Only Paige Second Turned]
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- Baseball gets better for whatever reason.
[ Baseball Better Gets Reason Whatever]
Topic:
- I love baseball, and the door remains open.
[ Baseball Door Love Open Remains]
Topic:
- I wish that they had the freedoms like the Japanese and the Koreans and the Mexicans and everybody else that has that freedom to come over here and play the game, because I know Cuba has a very strong baseball history.
[ Baseball Because Come Cuba Else Everybody Freedom Freedoms Game Had Here History Japanese Know Koreans Mexicans Over Play Strong Very Wish]
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- You know that everyone thinks that in order to do South Park we must be wild, crazy, rock and roll stars. But the truth is we're just wholesome middle-American guys. We enjoy soda pop, baseball and beating up old people just as much as anybody.
[ Anybody Baseball Beating Crazy Enjoy Everyone Guys Just Know Much Must Old Order Park Pop Rock Roll Soda South Stars Thinks Truth Up Wholesome Wild]
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- The great thing about baseball is there's a crisis every day.
[ Baseball Crisis Day Every Great Thing]
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- Baseball was a dream I gathered more splinters than hits.
[ Baseball Dream Gathered Hits More Splinters Than]
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- Going back down to the minors is the toughest thing to handle in baseball.
[ Back Baseball Down Going Handle Minors Thing Toughest]
Topic:
- The trouble with baseball is that it is not played the year round.
[ Baseball Played Round Trouble Year]
Topic:
- I have gone from a player who thought he would spend his whole career with one organization to a player who's been with three organizations in a week. It's like rotisserie baseball.
[ Baseball Been Career Gone His Organization Organizations Player Spend Thought Three Week Whole Would]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Atonement Baseball Depressed Get Great Happy Lot Offers Opportunities Play Player Real Sport]
Topic:
- It's very simple. We are asking baseball to come clean and set the record straight. Either baseball officials seriously want to rid their sport of doping, or they want to brush the issue under the carpet. So far, we haven't seen much evidence of the former.
[ Asking Baseball Brush Carpet Clean Come Either Evidence Far Former Haven Issue Much Officials Record Rid Seen Seriously Set Simple Sport Straight Their Under Very Want]
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- Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom's apple pie.
[ Apple Baseball Crust Mom Pie Statistics]
Topic:
- Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature.
[ Against Baseball Because Example Fishing Golf Greater Life Metaphor Nature Played Playing Skiing Sport Sports Than Wonderful Yourself]
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- Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.
[ Always Baseball Become Blacks Chicago Contest Cubs Ethnic Life Sort States United Which]
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- If you rush in and out of the clubhouse, you rush in and out of baseball.
[ Baseball Clubhouse Out Rush]
Topic:
- I think we have our sports within our own culture that are huge with baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. Those are the sports in America that we grow up with and soccer isn't really there yet.
[ America Baseball Basketball Culture Football Grow Hockey Huge Our Own Really Soccer Sports Think Those Up Within Yet]
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- Baseball is a game of inches.
[ Baseball Game Inches]
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- Baseball people, and that includes myself, are slow to change and accept new ideas. I remember that it took years to persuade them to put numbers on uniforms.
[ Accept Baseball Change Ideas Includes Myself New Numbers Persuade Put Remember Slow Them Took Uniforms Years]
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- Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.
[ Baseball Ethnic Game Maintain Must National Place Prejudice Recognize Sports Stature Truth]
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- Only in baseball can a team player be a pure individualist first and a team player second, within the rules and spirit of the game.
[ Baseball First Game Individualist Only Player Pure Rules Second Spirit Team Within]
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- My feeling is that when you're managing a baseball team, you have to pick the right people to play and then pray a lot.
[ Baseball Feeling Lot Managing Pick Play Pray Right Team Then]
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- I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can't play games his whole life.
[ Baseball Games His Leave Life Man Out Play String Tear Whole Without]
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- I'm a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday. To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.
[ Baseball Everyday Guy His Just Name Obsession Passion Point See Wanted]
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- Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model. People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.
[ Always Anyone Baseball Else Faith Model More Players Put Role Serve Than Want Whether Will]
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- Close don't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades.
[ Baseball Close Count Counts Grenades Only]
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- Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead.
[ Ahead Baseball Game Losing Nobody Poker Quit Wants]
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- The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it.
[ Baseball Done Even Figured Game Had Much Way]
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- Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old. I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you've got both, you can play baseball.
[ Baseball Body Both Brain Doctors Fifteen Got Know Old Play Tell Thirty Year]
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- I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball.
[ Baseball Gasoline Hell Play Suit Through Walk]
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- Never bet on baseball.
[ Baseball Bet Never]
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- Playing baseball for a living is like having a license to steal.
[ Baseball Having License Living Playing Steal]
Topic:
- I wasn't really serious about acting - I was serious about baseball.
[ Acting Baseball Really Serious]
Topic:
- You know that a given in life in human nature, is that at a sporting event, a baseball game, a football game, you never introduce a politician, is because he'll be booed. I don't care if he's the most beloved person in the world, its part of the game.
[ Baseball Because Beloved Booed Care Event Football Game Given Human Introduce Know Life Most Nature Never Part Person Politician Sporting World]
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- Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.
[ Baseball Changes Gets Milder Through Years]
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- Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
[ Always Baseball Best Game Will World]
Topic:
- If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.
[ Baseball Cemetery Either Penitentiary]
Topic:
- And when I retired, trust me, not only did Nolan Ryan, but the entire Ryan family had withdrawals from baseball. And it was tough.
[ Baseball Did Entire Family Had Nolan Only Retired Ryan Tough Trust]
Topic:
- Baseball life is a tough life on the family.
[ Baseball Family Life Tough]
Topic: Sports
- For my children, they spent 15 to 20 years of their life in baseball. And Ruth and I spent so many years of our married life that that was our life. We knew nothing else.
[ Baseball Children Else Knew Life Many Married Nothing Our Ruth Spent Their Years]
Topic:
- I always thought that there was going to be life after baseball, and so I designed that in my life I would have other interests after baseball that I would be able to step into. And I didn't realize the grip that baseball had on me and on my family.
[ Able After Always Baseball Designed Family Going Grip Had Interests Into Life Other Realize Step Thought Would]
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- I can honestly say it took two full years for me to get over the fact that I was no longer a baseball player.
[ Baseball Fact Full Get Honestly Longer Over Player Say Took Two Years]
Topic:
- I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity.
[ Americans Baseball Childhood Children Dream Feel Had Honored Live Many Opportunity Play Pleasure Puerto Rican Robin Said Thankful Very Young Youth]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Baseball Beautiful Come Down Every Into Once Prove Reach Situation Something Things Want Where While]
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- Baseball wasn't easy for me.
[ Baseball Easy]
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- I love to play baseball. I'm a baseball player. I've always been a baseball player. I'm still a baseball player. That's who I am.
[ Always Am Baseball Been Love Play Player Still]
Topic:
- In baseball, there's always the next day.
[ Always Baseball Day Next]
Topic:
- No player in baseball history worked harder, suffered more, or did it better than Andre Dawson. He's the best I've ever seen.
[ Andre Baseball Best Better Dawson Did Ever Harder History More Player Seen Suffered Than Worked]
Topic:
- Making love is like hitting a baseball. You just gotta relax and concentrate.
[ Baseball Concentrate Gotta Hitting Just Love Making Relax]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Amount Baseball Been Black Could Dirt Effort Equate Field Into Measured Mentally Mine Physically Put Succeeding Time Uniform Would Your]
Topic:
- I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
[ Baseball Bills Challenge Describing Game Guys Hate Know Life Loneliness Love Only Pay Realistic Really Road Thing Things]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Aim Baseball Consistency Dwell End Get Numbers Shortsighted Statistics Strive Theory Will Worry]
Topic:
- The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball.
[ Baseball Best Fastball Good Pitch Rising]
Topic:
- Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people.
[ Allegations Always America Baseball Been Concerned Influence League Major Message Our Recent Recognized Revelations Sending Stars Steroid Such Terrible Use Young Youth]
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- Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth.
[ Affects American Baseball Comes Game How Institution League Lives Major National Our Responsibilities Seriously Take Youth]
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- Baseball has long been a national pastime that many Americans have cherished.
[ Americans Baseball Been Cherished Long Many National Pastime]
Topic:
- Despite reforms in steroid control, serious problems still occur in and out of baseball.
[ Baseball Control Despite Occur Out Problems Reforms Serious Steroid Still]
Topic:
- Sadly, this problem of steroid use is not isolated to baseball.
[ Baseball Isolated Problem Sadly Steroid Use]
Topic:
- I never ride just to ride. I ride to catch a fox. I play baseball to make the team.
[ Baseball Catch Fox Just Make Never Play Ride Team]
Topic:
- I always get very calm with baseball.
[ Always Baseball Calm Get Very]
Topic:
- Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over. Wars don't run on a clock like football. No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them.
[ Baseball Clock Explained Football Game Generation Had Hopelessly Over Previous Run Them Till Unrealistic Wars]
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- Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance.
[ Baseball Boy Gives Growing Poise Reliance Self]
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- Baseball is a man maker.
[ Baseball Maker Man]
Topic:
- The genius of our institutions is democratic - baseball is a democratic game.
[ Baseball Democratic Game Genius Institutions Our]
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- Two hours is about as long as any American can wait for the close of a baseball game, or anything else for that matter.
[ American Any Anything Baseball Close Else Game Hours Long Matter Two Wait]
Topic:
- If you put a baseball and other toys in front of a baby, he'll pick up a baseball in preference to the others.
[ Baby Baseball Front Other Others Pick Preference Put Toys Up]
Topic:
- Luck is the great stabilizer in baseball.
[ Baseball Great Luck]
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- If you're a singer you lose your voice. A baseball player loses his arm. A writer gets more knowledge, and if he's good, the older he gets, the better he writes.
[ Arm Baseball Better Gets Good His Knowledge Lose Loses More Older Player Singer Voice Writer Writes Your]
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- Baseball for me was instinctive, born within me, given to me as a gift from God.
[ Baseball Born Gift Given God Instinctive Within]
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- I found myself in a race with Mother Nature to play as much baseball as I could before she forced me to stop.
[ Baseball Before Could Forced Found Mother Much Myself Nature Play Race She Stop]
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- My first job after my retirement from baseball was as a narrator for the Eastman Philharmonica.
[ After Baseball Eastman First Job Narrator Retirement]
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- People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can.
[ Afraid Ball Baseball Been Else Future Hang Leave Life Long Think Us Whole Without Your]
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- Playing baseball was my dream, and no amount of money could sway my opinion.
[ Amount Baseball Could Dream Money Opinion Playing Sway]
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- To me, baseball has always been a reflection of life. Like life, it adjusts. It survives everything.
[ Adjusts Always Baseball Been Everything Life Reflection Survives]
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- Well, my favorite sport as a kid was clearly baseball.
[ Baseball Clearly Favorite Kid Sport Well]
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- I am dead set against free agency. It can ruin baseball.
[ Against Agency Am Baseball Dead Free Ruin Set]
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- Is it in the best interest of baseball to sell beer in the ninth inning? Probably not. The rule has got to be more clearly defined. And then some process should be set up where the judge is not also the appeals judge.
[ Also Appeals Baseball Beer Best Clearly Defined Got Inning Interest Judge More Ninth Probably Process Rule Sell Set Should Some Then Up Where]
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- You shouldn't have any betting in the locker room at all, whether it's baseball or it's horses. You can't beat the horses. You can't beat any kind of gambling because they have the odds.
[ Any Baseball Beat Because Betting Gambling Horses Kind Locker Odds Room Whether]
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- Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.
[ Baseball Being Does Him Hurt Looking Never Night Player Professional Staying Up Woman]
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- If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
[ Baseball Being Better Crazy Managing Off Owner Playing Thinking]
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- No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
[ Baseball Catcher Could Darn Fastball Handle Hot Pitcher Without Worth Would]
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- Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain.
[ Baseball Game Lose Now Rain Things Three Win]
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- There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.
[ Baseball Game Lose Rain Things Three Win]
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- I am a hero worshiper. I love the number one tennis player. I love the number one baseball player. I want to see those records broken.
[ Am Baseball Broken Hero Love Number Player Records See Tennis Those Want]
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- I heard that in the United States the level of baseball was the highest in the world. So it was only natural that I would want to go there, as a baseball player.
[ Baseball Go Heard Highest Level Natural Only Player States United Want World Would]
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- The more that Japanese players go to the big leagues to play and succeed, the more that will serve to inspire young kids in Japan to want to become baseball players when they grow up.
[ Baseball Become Big Go Grow Inspire Japan Japanese Kids Leagues More Play Players Serve Succeed Up Want Will Young]
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- When I was real young I wanted to play baseball. I really loved playing center field, but that was never anything I was really ever that good at. I played up until I was in ninth grade.
[ Anything Baseball Center Ever Field Good Grade Loved Never Ninth Play Played Playing Real Really Until Up Wanted Young]
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- If you don't like the way the Atlanta Braves are playing then you don't like baseball.
[ Atlanta Baseball Braves Playing Then Way]
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- What you have to remember is that baseball isn't a week or a month but a season - and a season is a long time.
[ Baseball Long Month Remember Season Time Week]
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- Baseball must be a great game to survive the fools who run it.
[ Baseball Fools Game Great Must Run Survive]
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- I played baseball because I could make more money doing that than I could doing anything else.
[ Anything Baseball Because Could Doing Else Make Money More Played Than]
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- There are no war stories. I ended up a bombardier, but I never got overseas. And it wasn't because I was playing baseball either. It was just a series of things that went on.
[ Baseball Because Either Ended Got Just Never Overseas Playing Series Stories Things Up War Went]
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- And then came the nineties, when management, suddenly frightened that they had ceded control to the players, sought to restore baseball's profitability by 'running the game like a business.'
[ Baseball Business Came Ceded Control Frightened Game Had Management Nineties Players Profitability Restore Running Sought Suddenly Then]
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- Baseball presents a living heritage, a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons past and the hope of next day, next week, next year.
[ Baseball Between Day Game Heritage Hope Living Next Past Poised Powerful Presents Seasons Undertow Week Year]
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- But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world.
[ Around Back Baseball Birth Booming Both Bounced Competition Decade Dreams Expansion Gave Heroes Leagues Major National New Next Pastime Place Prosperity Reclaim Spirited Within World]
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- 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.
[ Again Backyard Ball Baseball Days Forever Game Glove Just Our Players Reflecting Toss Upon Watching Young]
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- Finally, for all of us but a lucky few, the dream of playing big-time baseball is relinquished so we can get on with grown-up things.
[ Baseball Big-Time Dream Few Finally Get Grown-Up Lucky Playing Relinquished Things Us]
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- For many in baseball September is a month of stark contrast with April, when everyone had dared to hope. If baseball is a lot like life, as pundits declare, it is because life is more about losing than winning.
[ April Baseball Because Contrast Dared Declare Everyone Had Hope Life Losing Lot Many Month More Pundits September Stark Than Winning]
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- In over 160 years of recorded baseball history, no team had ever won a championship this way.
[ Baseball Championship Ever Had History Over Recorded Team Way Won Years]
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- One of the first lessons he or she learns is that in baseball anything, absolutely anything, can happen. Just two days ago as I write this, something happened that had never happened in baseball before.
[ Absolutely Ago Anything Baseball Before Days First Had Happen Happened Just Learns Lessons Never She Something Two Write]
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- Yes, we've seen it all before. And yes, those who do not study history are condemned to repeat it. But no, the sky is not falling - baseball is such a great game that neither the owners nor the players can kill it. After some necessary carnage, market forces will prevail.
[ After Baseball Before Carnage Condemned Falling Forces Game Great History Kill Market Necessary Neither Nor Owners Players Prevail Repeat Seen Sky Some Study Such Those Will Yes]
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- Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket, is a very rare skill. One of most difficult things to do in the world to do, hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat. Wonderful to watch.
[ Ball Baseball Bat Coming Cricket Difficult Hitting Hour Miles Most Ninety Rare Round Skill Things Very Watch Well Wonderful World]
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- A cloud hangs over baseball. It's a cloud called drugs and it's permeated our game.
[ Baseball Called Cloud Game Hangs Our Over Permeated]
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- Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on.
[ Baseball Certain Commissioners Goes Over Owners Players Public Trust Turn]
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- Baseball hasn't forgotten me. I go to a lot of old-timers games and I haven't lost a thing. I sit in the bullpen and let people throw things at me. Just like old times.
[ Baseball Bullpen Forgotten Games Go Hasn Haven Just Lost Lot Old Sit Thing Things Throw Times]
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- I knew when my career was over. In 1965 my baseball card came out with no picture.
[ Baseball Came Card Career Knew Out Over Picture]
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- Now that women are jockeys, baseball umpires, atomic scientists, and business executives, maybe someday they can master parallel parking.
[ Atomic Baseball Business Executives Master Maybe Now Parallel Parking Scientists Someday Umpires Women]
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- 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.
[ Almost Baseball Best Even Get Lawyer Off Only Orderly Strikes Thing Three Very World]
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- Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere.
[ Atmosphere Attitude Audience Baseball Crowd Distinctive Every Own Theatre]
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- There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball.
[ Baseball Only Seasons Two Winter]
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- It was a terrible day for baseball, it was a worse day for Congress.
[ Baseball Congress Day Terrible Worse]
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- It's not in baseball's interest or the players' interest to be taking this stance. It's the people's game.
[ Baseball Game Interest Players Stance Taking]
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- It's tempting, because as one senator said to me, 'We know if we invite baseball down, we'll draw a crowd'.
[ Baseball Because Crowd Down Draw Invite Know Said Senator Tempting]
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- The economics of baseball are the big problem. The big clubs make a lot of money and the little clubs don't.
[ Baseball Big Clubs Economics Little Lot Make Money Problem]
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- I wanted to definitely be a musician or a good preacher or a heck of a baseball player. I couldn't play ball too good - I hurt my finger, and I stopped that. I couldn't preach, and well, all I had left was getting into the music thing.
[ Ball Baseball Definitely Finger Getting Good Had Heck Hurt Into Left Music Musician Play Player Preach Preacher Stopped Thing Too Wanted Well]
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- In baseball, you can't kill the clock. You've got to give the other man his chance. That's why this is the greatest game.
[ Baseball Chance Clock Game Give Got Greatest His Kill Man Other Why]
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- The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers.
[ Baseball Fundamentals Games Key Pitching Run Three Winning]
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- You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the damn plate and five the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all.
[ Ball Baseball Chance Clock Damn Few Five Game Got Greatest His Into Just Kill Lead Line Man Other Over Plate Plays Run Sit Them Throw Why]
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- Richard Schiff is a really good baseball player. It's surprising because he looks exhausted.
[ Baseball Because Exhausted Good Looks Player Really Richard Surprising]
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- I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.
[ American Baseball Game Great Our See Things]
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- 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.
[ Arizona Baseball Canyon Created Equal Game Games Grand Hole Holes Only Said True]
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- I played baseball, and that's pretty much it. Basketball came late, this was, basketball was the sport that I tried to master, I kind of mastered baseball, so basketball was one of those things where I wanted to master this game, so that's why I probably play it the way I do.
[ Baseball Basketball Came Game Kind Late Master Mastered Much Play Played Pretty Probably Sport Things Those Tried Wanted Way Where Why]
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- Cricket is basically baseball on valium.
[ Baseball Basically Cricket Valium]
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- The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'
[ Baseball Bat Give Got Huddled Liberty Longer Masses Piece Poor Saying She Statue Tired Want Yelling Your]
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- Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.
[ American Baseball Better Boy Chance Else Every Excel Game Gives Good Just Man Name Nature Someone Than]
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- Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
[ Baseball Considered Endeavor Field Good Man Only Out Performer Succeed Ten Three Times Where]
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- Baseball's future? Bigger and bigger, better and better! No question about it, it's the greatest game there is!
[ Baseball Better Bigger Future Game Greatest Question]
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- There has always been a saying in baseball that you can't make a hitter, but I think you can improve a hitter. More than you can improve a fielder. More mistakes are made hitting than in any other part of the game.
[ Always Any Baseball Been Game Hitter Hitting Improve Made Make Mistakes More Other Part Saying Than Think]
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- A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings.
[ Baseball Breakdown Divided Game Innings Into Nervous Nine Simply]
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- For the parents of a Little Leaguer, a baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown into innings.
[ Baseball Breakdown Game Innings Into Leaguer Little Nervous Parents Simply]
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- And I found out, the other part of it is that I found out and in my desire to life successfully, that baseball fit very well into my life. It's been a great teacher, trainer, mentor and you'll see what I mean in the next few minutes that I have to speak.
[ Baseball Been Desire Few Fit Found Great Into Life Mean Mentor Minutes Next Other Out Part See Speak Successfully Teacher Trainer Very Well]
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- But I'll tell you this, it started with my mother. I have to give her. God bless her and rest her soul. I had a good foundation at home, so when I was able to go off and do these things in baseball there was always support.
[ Able Always Baseball Bless Foundation Give Go God Good Had Her Home Mother Off Rest Soul Started Support Tell These Things]
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- I chose baseball because to me baseball is the best game of all.
[ Baseball Because Best Chose Game]
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- There are a lot of people who influenced me, nurtured me, helped me along the way. But I can just recall looking back, the first time I got my baseball glove. Put it on the wrong hand, all those kind of things.
[ Along Back Baseball First Glove Got Hand Helped Influenced Just Kind Looking Lot Nurtured Put Recall Things Those Time Way Wrong]
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- These days baseball is different. You come to spring training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up.
[ Agents Arms Baseball Come Days Different Get Lawyer Legs Lined Loose Ready Spring These Training Up Your]
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- To give you an idea what it feels like to be going in with some of the best baseball players of all-time, I mean it is fantastic. I have to say this about them, there are so many of these guys up here that were my role models, people I looked up to, people I wanted to be like.
[ All-Time Baseball Best Fantastic Feels Give Going Guys Here Idea Looked Many Mean Models Players Role Say Some Them These Up Wanted Were]
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- To the people out there, baseball is a simple sport. But it is complex. It is never easy.
[ Baseball Complex Easy Never Out Simple Sport]
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- You have to go understand that life and baseball is littered with all kinds of obstacles and problems along the way. You have to learn how to overcome them to be successful in life.
[ Along Baseball Go How Kinds Learn Life Littered Obstacles Overcome Problems Successful Them Understand Way]
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- I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it.
[ Baseball Day Dream Morning Night Only Playing Think Time Up Wake]
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- I was lucky enough to have the talent to play baseball. That's how I treated my career. I didn't think I was anybody special, anybody different.
[ Anybody Baseball Career Different Enough How Lucky Play Special Talent Think Treated]
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- You know, when I was a young boy I used to play baseball in my back yard or in the street with my brothers or the neighborhood kids. We used broken bats and plastic golf balls and played for hours and hours.
[ Back Balls Baseball Bats Boy Broken Brothers Golf Hours Kids Know Neighborhood Plastic Play Played Street Used Yard Young]
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