Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
James Lane Allen
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If you rush in and out of the clubhouse, you rush in and out of baseball"
"Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things"
"And my father didn't have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn't have black quarterbacks, and I don't think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5' 11". So I just picked baseball"
"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"
"I was a baseball player, I taught baseball, and all of a sudden I was in the business world. Now I used the baseball world to talk about their product. Not too much, just enough to keep going. Just be yourself and you'll never have a problem. That's what I did"
"The greatest challenge I think is adjusting to not playing baseball. The reason for that is I had to come out of baseball and come into the business world, not being a college graduate, not being educated to come into the business world the way I should have"
"Defense to me is the key to playing baseball"
"I think I was the best baseball player I ever saw"
"I'm a very lucky guy. I had so many people help me over the years that I never had many problems. If I had a problem, I could sit down with someone and they would explain the problem to me, and the problem become like a baseball game"
"That's how easy baseball was for me. I'm not trying to brag or anything, but I had the knowledge before I became a professional baseball player to do all these things and know what each guy would hit"
"If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like"
"No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball"
"Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain"
"Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in"
"If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner"
"Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian"
"Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It's gossip"
"Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder"
"Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world"
"If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery"
"When I was coming up, I just wanted to play baseball and I'm doing what I love to do most. How can I feel pressure doing what I love to do?"
"When I was real young I wanted to play baseball. I really loved playing center field, but that was never anything I was really ever that good at. I played up until I was in ninth grade"
"Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out"
"Right now I like baseball, hockey and tennis players. And horseback riders"
"No, I've never played baseball in my life"
"I had a great time with baseball growing up. I was lucky to grow up with it and to learn"
"And of course in America you've got American football and baseball and all those other ball games, soccer has become a little niche that the women have kind of filled"
"I wanted to be a professional baseball player"
"I wasn't ever good enough to be on the baseball team and that sort of stuff"
"If you're going to play at all, you're out to win. Baseball, board games, playing Jeopardy, I hate to lose"
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