Babe Ruth Quotes

27 Babe Ruth quotes:

"You just can't beat the person who never gives up."
"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."
"If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery."
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good."
"Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games."
"If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600."
"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."
"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run."
"I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat."
"I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run."
"Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back."
"Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder."
"I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco."
"Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world."
"Gee, its lonesome in the outfield. It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do."
"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."
"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way."
"Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit."
"How about a little noise. How do you expect a man to putt?"
"Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks."

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