Top 10 Baseball Quotes

The Monday feature of the Worldly Saints blog focuses on a story from the sports world – current or historic. The point is to recognize athletes who are using their sports and athletic abilities to further the kingdom of God or to show how some athletes are wasting their days by not giving God the glory.

I am sure some of you are going to think I am totally shallow for not posting anything overtly spiritual today, but with the wet weather we are having on this gloomy Monday in Wichita, KS I thought I would keep to the sports theme and some humorous quotes about baseball or from baseballers. Here are my Top 10:

1. Ninety percent of this game is half mental. — Yogi Berra
2. We know we’re better than this, but we can’t prove it. — Tony Gwynn
3. The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until the ball stops rolling and then to pick it up. — Bob Uecker
4. I’d be willing to bet you, if I was a betting man, that I have never bet on baseball. — Pete Rose
5. Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets. — Yogi Berra
6. The baseball mania has run its course. It has no future as a professional endeavor. — Cincinnati Gazette editorial, 1879
7. I think I throw the ball as hard as anyone. The ball just doesn’t get there as fast. — Eddie Bane
8. Well, it took me 17 years to get 3,000 hits in baseball, and I did it in one afternoon on the golf course. — Hank Aaron
9. If a horse won’t eat it, I don’t want to play on it. — Dick Allen on artificial turf
10. You don’t realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth. — Mickey Mantle


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