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Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.

Baseball for me was instinctive, born within me, given to me as a gift from God.

Baseball gets better for whatever reason.

Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance.

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 happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.

Baseball has all the money.

Baseball has been good to me since I quit trying to play it.

Baseball has been very good to me.

Baseball has long been a national pastime that many Americans have cherished.

Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.

Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television.

Baseball hasn't forgotten me. I go to a lot of old-timers games and I haven't lost a thing. I sit in the bullpen and let people throw things at me. Just like old times.

Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical.

Baseball is a game of inches.

Baseball is a game of race, creed, and color. The race is to first base. The creed is the rules of the game. The color? Well, the home team wears white uniforms, and the visiting team wears gray.

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.

Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.

Baseball is a lot like life. It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life.

Baseball is a man maker.


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