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A pitcher has to look at the hitter as his mortal enemy. ...
by Early Wynn

A pitcher has to look at the hitter as his mortal enemy.
- Early Wynn

A pitcher will never be a big winner until he hates hitters.
- Early Wynn

I've got a right to knock down anybody holding a bat.
- Early Wynn

A pitcher is only as good as his legs.
- Early Wynn

 

I don't like losing a ballgame any more than a salesman likes losing a sale.
- Early Wynn

That space between the white lines, that's my office.
That's where I conduct my business.
- Early Wynn

What's unfortunate about buying a pitcher for $12 million
is that he carries no warranty.
- Bob Verdi

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You better be looking for another pitcher.
- Jeff Cooper

A pitcher needs two pitches, one they're looking for
and one to cross them up.
- Warren Spahn

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down.
I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without
me showing him up rounding the bases.
- Mickey Mantle

The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real.
- Marge Piercy

Momentum? Momentum is the next day's starting pitcher.
- Earl Weaver

I don't like to sound egotistical, but every time I
stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands,
I couldn't help but feel sorry for the pitcher.
- Rogers Hornsby

In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because
there was no action there.
- Bo Jackson

No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a
catcher who could handle the hot fastball.
- Casey Stengel

A torn rotator cuff is a cancer for a pitcher and if
a pitcher gets a badly torn one,
he has to face the facts, it's all over baby.
- Don Drysdale

I was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder,
and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school
as a first-round draft pick in 1981.
I turned them down to go to college.
- Bo Jackson

In the olden days, the umpire didn't have to take any courses in mind reading.
The pitcher told you he was going to throw at you.
- Leo Durocher

You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow.
Tomorrow it may rain.
- Leo Durocher

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make
them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
- Sandy Koufax

Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher
is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.
- Ty Cobb

The pitcher has got only a ball.
I've got a bat.
So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let
the fellow with the ball do the fretting.
- Hank Aaron

A guy that throws what he intends to throw,
that's the definition of a good pitcher.
- Sandy Koufax

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.
- Ted Williams

A manager uses a relief pitcher like a six shooter,
he fires until it's empty then takes the gun and throws it at the villain.
- Dan Quisenberry

And then when I went to stay in '68,
I can honestly say that I was not focused on my career
and on what it took to be a major league pitcher and
to be a starting pitcher.
- Nolan Ryan

The way we're going...
if I called up another pitcher, he'd just hang up the phone on me.
- Frank Robinson

The reason I think I'm a good pitcher is I locate my
fastball and I change speeds.
Period.
That's what you do to pitch.
That's what pitchers have to do to win games.
- Greg Maddux

Anybody who's ever had the privilege of seeing me play
knows that I am the greatest pitcher in the world.
- Dizzy Dean

Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately
tries to hit him is a communist.
- Alvin Dark

You don't always make an out.
Sometimes the pitcher gets you out.
- Carl Yastrzemski

If a pitcher sees you fiddling with the bat,
he'll stall until your arms are tired before you even get a chance to hit.
- Paul Waner

Every pitcher can beat you, it doesn't matter how good you are.
- Barry Bonds

If I ever find a pitcher who has heat,
a good curve, and a slider, I might seriously consider marrying him,
or at least proposing.
- Sparky Anderson

I never faced a pitcher with better stuff than Nolan Ryan.
- Robin Yount

A pitcher is not a ballplayer.
- Christy Mathewson

Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is eighty
percent of being a successful hitter.
The other twenty percent is just execution.
- Hank Aaron

The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid,
and if he is timid, he has to remind the hitter he's timid.
- Don Drysdale

The oldest pitcher acquires confidence in his ballclub -
he doesn't try to do it all himself.
- Burleigh Grimes

What is life, after all, but a challenge? And what
better challenge can there be than the one between
the pitcher and the hitter.
- Warren Spahn

A pitcher's got to be good and he's got to be lucky to get a no hit game.
- Cy Young

Let the pitcher move first, then, as he draws his arm back,
you draw the bat back and you are ready.
- Paul Waner

But because I could throw so hard when I got to college they made me a pitcher.
- Shemar Moore

Fix your eye on the ball from the moment the pitcher holds it in his glove.
Follow it as he throws to the plate and stay with it
until the play is completed.
Action takes place only where the ball goes.
- Bill Klem

Any pitcher who might throw at me should know I'm not
giving up my day job or trying to get anyone else's job.
I just can't think of anything cooler than being one of the boys of summer!
- Garth Brooks

In the White House, you can be on the pitcher's mound
or you can be in the catcher's position.
Put points on the board.
Show people you can govern.
Deliver on what you said you were going to deliver on.
- Rahm Emanuel

I think that's why I like baseball.
There's something great about it - you're young,
the pitcher's young and he's got this great arm,
and he doesn't really realize anything about strategy.
- Bruce McCulloch

Pitchers did me a favor when they knocked me down.
It made me more determined.
I wouldn't let that pitcher get me out.
They say you can't hit if you're on your back,
but I didn't hit on my back.
I got up.
- Frank Robinson

In the split second from the time the ball leaves the
pitcher's hand until it reaches the plate you have
to think about your stride,
your hip action, your wrist action, determine how much,
if any the ball is going to break and then decide whether to swing at it.
- Duke Snider

During my time, there might have been one pitcher or
two that were top pitchers on a team.
Teams that won maybe had three, but today they have a lot of depth.
They have a lot of long relievers, short relievers,
and the strategy is different.
- Ernie Banks

Generally in the Little League you're up against a
good pitcher who throws like hell.
What does the coach say? Get a walk.
Isn't that beautiful way to learn to hit? For four
years you stand up there looking for a walk.
- Robin Roberts

It took me a while to figure that out and to realize
what a gift that I had been given.
And when I finally did, I dedicated myself to be the
best pitcher I possibly could be,
for as long as I possibly could be.
- Nolan Ryan

I'm always amazed when a pitcher becomes angry at a
hitter for hitting a home run off him.
When I strike out, I don't get angry at the pitcher,
I get angry at myself.
I would think that if a pitcher threw up a home run ball,
he should be angry at himself.
- Willie Stargell

As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship
with the pitcher's mound.
It was as if I'd been born out there.
Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world.
Striking out batters was easy.
- Babe Ruth

I figured that pitchers had a better chance of getting drafted than fielders,
so I decided I should be a pitcher.
But I never expected to be picked in the first round.
I wasn't even sure I'd get picked at all.
- Dwight Gooden

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
- Albert Einstein

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein


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