Subject: Sports » Baseball

There’s a shot up the alley… oh, it’s just foul.

(1924 – 2014) American baseball player & announcer

(Leo) Durocher claims he was sacked forty times (by Larry MacPhail) in his five years as Dodger manager, but I was there and I can verify only twenty-seven.

American baseball executive

He (Gil Hodges) fields better on one leg than anybody else I got on two.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

They should move first base back one step to eliminate all those close plays.

professional baseball player

If the Cincinnati Reds were the first major league baseball team… who did they play?

(1937 – 2008) stand-up comedian, social critic, actor & author

With the Cardinals everybody would be reading the business section to see what their stocks were doing. You get to this locker room (Pirates) in the morning and everybody is looking at the sports page to see if Hulk Hogan won.

baseball player

The final score after eight innings is Giants 3, Padres 2.

(1924 – 2014) American baseball player & announcer

One thing you learned as a Cubs fan: when you bought your ticket, you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.

(1926 – 2016) American baseball player, announcer & television host

The best thing about baseball is that you can do something about yesterday tomorrow.

Venezuelan baseball player

The Yankees are only interested in one thing, and I don’t know what that is.

professional baseball player

Sooner or later, the lame, the halt, and the blind all seek refuge with us.

(1914 – 1986) American baseball team owner & promoter

I hit a grand slam off Ron Herbel and when his manager Herman Franks came out to get him, he was bringing Herbel’s suitcase.

(1935 – ) American baseball player, sportscaster, comedian & actor

Slump, I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Baseball is a lot like the Army, there aren't many individuals. About the only difference is that baseball players get to stay in nice hotels instead of barracks.

American baseball pitcher

He can embarrass the batter on one pitch and the catcher on the next.

baseball player

If I'd known I was going to pitch a no-hitter today, I would have gotten a haircut.

professional baseball player

If you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you're up in the stands with them.

Los Angeles Dodgers’ manager

I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat, and if it keeps up, I change bats; after all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom’s apple pie.

(1926 – 1991) American television journalist

I wouldn’t give him a high fastball or a fast highball.

(1925 – 2005) American baseball player & manager

Orel Hershiser is the only Major League pitcher to have two consecutive pronouns in his surname.

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