Opening Day Baseball Quotes

Opening Day Baseball Quotes by Bob Lemon, Jean Ingelow, Bob Feller, Rob Sheffield, Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson and many others.

When you're in a slump, it's almost as if you look out

When you’re in a slump, it’s almost as if you look out at the field and it’s one big glove. Vance Law Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up.
Bob Lemon
Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away.
Jean Ingelow
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.
Bob Feller
Baseball’s Opening Day is full of time-honored traditions: the President throws out the first ball, the Cubs’ starting pitcher walks away with a 54.00 ERA, the Royals get mathematically eliminated from the pennant race.
Rob Sheffield
I’d give a year of my life if I could hit a homerun on opening day of this great new park.
Babe Ruth
Every hitter likes fastballs, just like everybody likes ice cream. But you don’t like it when someone’s stuffing it into you by the gallon. That’s what it feels like when Nolan Ryan’s thrown balls by you.
Reggie Jackson
I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don’t think about it is when I’m playing it.
Carl Yastrzemski
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Hilary Duff
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
Rogers Hornsby
People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
Rogers Hornsby
When they start the game, they don’t yell, “Work ball.” They say, “Play ball.”
Willie Stargell
I don’t want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
Rogers Hornsby
Opening day. All you have to do is say the words and you feel the shutters thrown wide, the room air out, the light pour in. In baseball, no other day is so pure with possibility. No scores yet, no losses, no blame or disappointment. No hangover, at least until the game’s over.
Mary Schmich
When you’re in a slump, it’s almost as if you look out at the field and it’s one big glove.
Vance Law
There is no sports event like Opening Day of baseball, the sense of beating back the forces of darkness and the National Football League.
George Vecsey
Baseball is a fun game. It beats working for a living.
Phil Linz
A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings.
Earl Wilson