I’ll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier but not for you fifty thousand dollars or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They’re too much fun.
Baseball was is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher’s mound. It was as if I’d been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world but if they don’t play together the club won’t be worth a dime.
Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.
Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.