Baseball Quotes

Bob Uecker: “I signed with the Milwaukee Braves for three thousand dollars. That bothered my dad at the time because he didn’t have that kind of dough. But he eventually scraped it up.”

Ralph Kiner: “If Casey Stengel were alive today, he’d be spinning in his grave.”

Casey Stengel: “Good pitching will always stop good hitting and vice-versa”

Yogi: “Ninety percent of this game is half mental”
and “If people don’t want to come out the ballpark, how are you going to stop them?”

About Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight, author of more than fifty books, is the Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL.

  • Steve Kolk

    A favorite baseball quote of mine is: “Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.” by Warren Spahn

  • Brian

    My favorite quote is from Pete Rose. Some dumb reporter foolishly asked, “Tell us, Pete, what’s it going to take to keep your hitting streak going?” Rose, realizing he wasn’t talking to to the brightest reporter, fired back: “What do you think it’s going to take? Another hit! That’s what it’s going to take!”

  • Ron Schooler

    Yogi: “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.”

  • JRS

    My favorite, “Play ball!”

  • Jared

    I always liked the one about eating Cracker Jacks and rooting for the home team.

  • Tim

    I’ll take just about anything Yogi Berra said over most of what’s coming out of anyone else’s brain today. Give Yogi’s statements half a thought and they make much more sense.

    “You can observe a lot by watching.” You said it, Yogi. Or maybe you didn’t.

    “I didn’t really say everything I said.”