The Offical Blog of the Baseball Coaching Digest

The Baseball Coaching Digest's blog is your online source to free baseball articles, free baseball drills, and free baseball tips. Our daily posts can help your plan baseball practice, improve your baseball drills, and help make your baseball workouts run smoother. Our daily post and archives provide your with hundreds of recommended baseball coaching posts. Make sure to bookmark this site for future visits. Have a great day and good luck to your team!

Monday, February 23, 2009

Yogism - Famous Baseball Quotes From MLB Hall fo Famer Yogi Berra

I love to read quotes from baseball's history. Here are some baseball quotes related to or by Yogi Berra.

"Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical."

"You can observe a lot by watching."

"In baseball, you don't know nothing."

"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."

"It's deja vu all over again."

"If you come to a fork in the road, take it."

"I usually take a two-hour nap, from
one o'clock to four."

"If the people don't want to come out to
the park, nobody's going to stop them."

"Why buy good luggage? You only use
it when you travel."

"Think! How the hell are you gonna
think and hit at the same time?"

"I didn't really say everything I said."
Hey Yogi, what time is it?

"You mean now?"
On being asked his cap size at the beginning of spring training:

"I don't know, I'm not in shape."
On why the Yankees lost the 1960 series to Pittsburgh:

"We made too many wrong mistakes."
On Ted Williams:

"He is a big clog in their machine."
On the tight 1973 National League pennant race:

"It ain't over 'til it's over."
On being told by the wife of New York Mayor John V. Lindsay that he looked cool despite the heat:

"You don't look so hot, either."
On Yogi Berra Appreciation Day in St. Louis in 1947:

"I want to thank you for making this day necessary."
On the American League situation:

"The other teams could make trouble
for us if they win."
After receiving a check made out to "Bearer" for his appearance on Jack Buck's pregame show in St. Louis:

"How long have you known me, Jack? And
you still don't know how to spell my name."
Dale Berra, Pittsburgh Pirate shortstop and son of noted linguist Yogi Berra, on the comparisons being made between him and his father:

"Our similarities are different."
Asked if first baseman Don Mattingly had exceeded his expectations this season:

"I'd say he's done more than that."
On the acquisition of fleet Ricky Henderson:

"He can run anytime he wants. I'm
giving him the red light."
On a fancy White House dinner he attended:

"It was hard to have a conversation with anyone,
there were so many people talking."
Don Baylor, New York Yankees DH, on Billy Martin and his predecessor Yogi Berra:

"Playing for Yogi is like playing for
your father; playing for Billy is like playing
for your father-in-law."
Reminiscing during a tv interview about New York Yankee battery mate Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series:

"It's never happened in the World Series
competition, and it still hasn't."
After Milwaukee Brewer manager Phil Garner told him that he had said a Yogi-ism:

"What's a Yogi-ism?"

After accepting an invitation to dine at the White House this week:

"I thought they said steak dinner, but
then I found it was a state dinner."

No comments:

Post a Comment

Hello Baseball Friend,
I welcome any comments or suggestions. If you have a question or a topic that you would like to read about, please leave a comment and I will try to address that topic as soon as I can. Good luck in the coming season!
Have a great day, Nick

Post a Comment