Baseball quotes

141 baseball quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “God, I always said I would never bother you about baseball, Lord knows you have bigger things to worry about. But if you could make this pain in my shoulder stop for ten minutes, I would really appreciate it.”
    Kevin Costner - Billy Chapel
    [Tag:baseball, god, pain]
  • “- Mayor Tilman: Do you like baseball, do you, Anderson?
    - Anderson: Yeah, I do. You know, it's the only time when a black man can wave a stick at a white man and not start a riot.”

    R. Lee Ermey - Mayor Tilman
    Gene Hackman - Anderson
    [Tag:baseball, ethnicity]
  • “- Branch Rickey: We win if the world is convinced of two things: That you are a fine gentleman and a great baseball player. Like our Savior... you gotta have the guts... to turn the other cheek. Can you do it?
    - Jackie Robinson: You give me a uniform... you give me a, heh, number on my back... and I'll give you the guts.”

    Harrison Ford - Branch Rickey
    Chadwick Boseman - Jackie Robinson
    [Tag:baseball, courage, winning]
  • “Any person who would defile America's pastime by wearing a baseball cap backwards... well, that's an evil that speaks for itself!”
    Phil Hartman - Virgil Robinson
    [Tag:america, apparel, baseball]
  • “- Jimmy Dugan: Sneaking out like this, quitting, you'll regret it for the rest of your life. Baseball is what gets inside you. It's what lights you up, you can't deny that.
    - Dottie Hinson: It just got too hard.
    - Jimmy Dugan: It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great.”

    Tom Hanks - Jimmy Dugan
    Geena Davis - Dottie Hinson
    [Tag:baseball, impossibility]
  • “- Roy Hobbs: I coulda been better. I coulda broke every record in the book.
    - Iris Gaines: And then?
    - Roy Hobbs: And then? And then when I walked down the street people would've looked and they would've said there goes Roy Hobbs, the best there ever was in this game.”

    Robert Redford - Roy Hobbs
    Glenn Close - Iris Gaines
    [Tag:baseball, fame, regret]
  • “- Chubbs: What are you doing?
    - Happy Gilmore: 364 days until next year's hockey tryouts, I have to toughen up.”

    Carl Weathers - Chubbs
    Adam Sandler - Happy Gilmore
    [Tag:baseball, practice]
  • “Pitcher's got a big butt! Pitcher's got a big butt!”
    Thomas Ian Nicholas - Henry Rowengartner
    [Tag:baseball, humor, insult]
  • “- Pop Fisher: Batting practice tomorrow, be there!
    - Roy Hobbs: I have been. Every day.”

    Wilford Brimley - Pop Fisher
    Robert Redford - Roy Hobbs
    [Tag:baseball, practice]
  • “And you know Steve you get the feeling that Billy Chapel isn't pitching against left handers, he isn't pitching against pinch hitters, he isn't pitching against the Yankees. He's pitching against time. He's pitching against the future, against age, and even when you think about his career, against ending. And tonight I think he might be able to...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Vin Scully - Vin Scully
    [Tag:baseball, sport, strength]
  • “If it weren't for baseball, many kids wouldn't know what a millionaire looked like.”
    Phyllis Diller
    [Tag:baseball, wealth]
  • “You see, after the game, a lot of guys like to ice up their arm. Still, other fellas think that heat is the way to go. But I have discovered the secret, Henry... hot ice! I heat up... the ice cubes! It's the best of both worlds!”
    Daniel Stern - Brickma
    [Tag:baseball, cold, heat]
  • “It's not your job to make excuses. That's all you guys do good! It's either a leg thing or a spiritual thing, or a psychological thing, or a heart attack!”
    James Gammon - Lou Brown
    [Tag:baseball, disease, justification]
  • “- Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez: Man, you think too much! I bet you get straight A's and shit!
    - Scotty Smalls: No, I got a B once. Well, actually it was an A minus but it should have been a B.
    - Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez: Man, this is baseball, you gotta stop thinking! Just have fun. If you were having fun, you would have caught that ball!”

    Mike Vitar - Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez
    Tom Guiry - Scotty Smalls
    [Tag:baseball, enjoyment, thinking]
  • “Is that play legal?”

    Patrick LaBrecque - George
    [Tag:baseball, energy, legality]
  • “- Mac Macnally: You're a frickin' primadonna, McGreavy. You don't deserve to wear that uniform.
    - Mike McGrevey: You know, you're right, Mac. I'm a disgrace to the Twins. I think you should trade me.
    - Mac Macnally: As soon as we find someone dumb enough to take you, that's exactly what we're gonna do.”

    John Ashton - Mac Macnally
    Scott Patterson - Mike McGrevey
    [Tag:baseball, teamwork]
  • “I'm sitting there, and my face is starting to hurt. And I'm thinking, Christ, I got 45 minutes to show this guy how loving, smart, supportive, funny, independent, and sexy I am. And all I can really think about is how I'd rather be sitting home watching the baseball game.”

    Suzzy Roche - Marilyn Cohen
    [Tag:baseball, flirting, thinking]
  • “- Willie Mays Hayes: What the hell league you been playing in?
    - Rick Vaughn: California Penal...
    - Willie Mays Hayes: Never heard of it. How'd you end up playing there?
    - Rick Vaughn: Stole a car.”

    Wesley Snipes - Willie Mays Hayes
    Charlie Sheen - Rick Vaughn
    [Tag:baseball, prison]
  • “You get out there, and the stands are full and everybody's cheerin'. It's like everybody in the world come to see you. And inside of that there's the players, they're yakkin' it up. The pitcher throws and you look for that pill... suddenly there's nothing else in the ballpark but you and it.”

    John Cusack - George "Buck" Weaver
    [Tag:baseball, feeling]
  • “- Pedro Cerrano: Bats, they are sick. I cannot hit curveball. Straightball I hit it very much. Curveball, bats are afraid. I ask Jobu to come, take fear from bats. I offer him cigar, rum. He will come.
    - Eddie Harris: You know you might think about taking Jesus Christ as your savior instead of fooling around with all this stuff.
    - Roger Dorn:...” (continue)
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    Dennis Haysbert - Pedro Cerrano
    Chelcie Ross - Eddie Harris
    Corbin Bernsen - Roger Dorn
    [Tag:baseball, fear, religion]
  • “- Ivan Danko: I do not understand this sport.
    - Art Ridzik: You're not supposed to, it's completely American.
    - Ivan Danko: We play baseball now in Soviet Union.
    - Art Ridzik: Are you kidding me? This is our national pastime!”

    Arnold Schwarzenegger - Ivan Danko
    Jim Belushi - Art Ridzik
    [Tag:america, baseball, russians]
  • “Rose'll tell you. When I first met her, she ask me if I had gotten all that foolishness out of my system. I said: Baby, it's you and baseball, all what count to me. You hear me, Bono? And I meant it, too. She said: Which one come first? I said: Well, ain't no doubt it's baseball. But you stick and get old with me, and we'll both outlive this...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Denzel Washington - Troy Maxson
    [Tag:baseball, choice, relationships]
  • “They used to call me Crazy Joe. Well now they can call me Batman!”

    Morgan Freeman - Principal Joe Clark
    [Tag:baseball, nickname]
  • “- Branch Rickey: You think God likes baseball, Herb?
    - Herb Pennock: What? What the hell is that supposed to mean?
    - Branch Rickey: It means someday you're gonna meet God, and when he inquires as to why you didn't take the field against Robinson in Philadelphia, and you answer that it's because he was a Negro, it may not be a sufficient reply!”

    Harrison Ford - Branch Rickey
    Mark Harelik - Herb Pennock
    [Tag:baseball, god, racism]
  • [drunk] So, Hiroshi "Kamikaze" Tanaka, recently of the Tokyo Giants, knocks himself cold for the second time this week. Maybe in Japan, that's actually better than catching the ball. Personally, I think he's just trying to get out of the lineup.
    Bob Uecker - Harry Doyle
    [Tag:baseball, tradition]