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Pitcher Quotes

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

Related topics: Sports

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

A pitcher is not a ballplayer.
- Christy Mathewson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You better be looking for another pitcher.
- Jeff Cooper

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

Learn what pitch you can hit good; then wait for that pitch.
- Willie Keeler

But sometimes the women writers will pitch something and I'll hear it,
but the men will keep talking.
- Wanda Sykes

Why shouldn't we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better
hitters in the National League.
- John McGraw

The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch,
so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire,
Dracula.
- Bela Lugosi

I, of course, wanted to do something with Drew Barrymore.
Please.
So we were reading scripts back and forth and then we found this script,
Fever Pitch.
- Jimmy Fallon

A woman would pitch a joke.
Nothing.
Then a guy would pitch it and everybody would laugh.
- Wanda Sykes

I never threw an illegal pitch.
The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't
never been seen by this generation.
- Satchel Paige

You're encouraged to pitch your own story.
That way, you'll have more control over what you do.
- Rob Corddry

If there was any magic formula, it was getting to pitch every fourth day.
- Sandy Koufax

All my children inherited perfect pitch.
- Chevy Chase

Since I also act, sometimes I get over my resentment
and commit to the pitch as an acting job.
- Christopher Durang

I look at this as a second life.
Every game feels like an event.
Every pitch matters.
I need that.
It elevates your aggressiveness.
- Al Leiter

Basicly what I had to do was do a 7 minute board and
pitch it to a room of big wigs from the network and
based on that they determined if I would get a short or not.
- Craig McCracken

If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season.
That's something I'm trying to keep improving.
On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings.
- Wayne Rooney

Anybody's best pitch is the one the batters ain't hitting that day.
- Christy Mathewson

Death is pitch-dark, but colors are light.
To be a painter, one must work with rays of light.
- Edvard Munch

I just try to get on anyway that I can,
hit, hit-by-pitch, walk, home runs, anything.
- Nick Johnson

I set myself high standards on the pitch and I know
I have not always lived up to them this season.
- Rio Ferdinand

I am exceedingly lucky that my voice,
along with perfect pitch and perfect rhythm,
was given me at birth.
- Kate Smith


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