Ted Williams Quotes

20 Ted Williams quotes:

"Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer."
"A man has to have goals - for a day, for a lifetime - and that was mine, to have people say, 'There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.'"
"If you don't think too good, don't think too much."
"Hitting is fifty percent above the shoulders."
"There's only one way to become a hitter. Go up to the plate and get mad. Get mad at yourself and mad at the pitcher."
"There has always been a saying in baseball that you can't make a hitter, but I think you can improve a hitter. More than you can improve a fielder. More mistakes are made hitting than in any other part of the game."
"All managers are losers, they are the most expendable pieces of furniture on the face of the Earth."
"If I was being paid thirty-thousand dollars a year, the very least I could do was hit .400."
"Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game."
"Baseball's future? Bigger and bigger, better and better! No question about it, it's the greatest game there is!"
"They invented the All-Star game for Willie Mays."
"God gets you to the plate, but once your there your on your own."
"I've found that you don't need to wear a necktie if you can hit."
"Hitting is the most important part of the game. It is where the big money is, where much of the status is, and the fan interest."
"By the time you know what to do, you're too old to do it."
"You have to hit the fastball to play in the big leagues."
"If there was ever a man born to be a hitter it was me."
"I hope somebody hits .400 soon. Then people can start pestering that guy with questions about the last guy to hit .400."
"Happy Birthday Tommy. We had one for you. Mickey Mantle."
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"People want to do what they can. Some give us supplies to bring down, some give money or time."
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