Major League Baseball is almost 150 years old and it was over fifty years ago that MLB player Rogers Hornsby said, “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring”.
Our hand-picked selection of baseball quotes explores the motivation that has driven some of the greatest MLB coaches and players to the very top of their profession.
The quotes are sorted chronologically by birth date of the originator. Enjoy and share with your friends!
of being sooner ended.
George Bernard Shaw
(1856-1950, Irish playwright,
and co-founder of the London School of Economics)
some players may break a long standing record.
That’s one of the fascinations about the game,
the unexpected surprises.
Cornelius McGillicuddy, Sr.
(1862-1956, better known as Connie Mack,
American professional baseball player, manager, and team owner)
John Joseph McGraw
(1873-1934, nicknamed “Little Napoleon” and “Muggsy”,
Major League Baseball player and manager)
William Joseph Klem
(1874-1951, known as the “Old Arbitrator” and the “father of baseball umpires”,
National League [NL] umpire in Major League Baseball)
Both have their moments.
The intervals are the tough things.
Robert Lee Frost
(1874-1963, American poet)