Baseball life is a tough life on the family.
Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
He has the finest, fundamentally sound golf swing I've ever seen.
He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity.
Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
My family knew, but most of the sporting world did not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
You don't suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money. I love bike racing.
You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Most ball games are lost, not won.
There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.
You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.
Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.
Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
One thing you learned as a Cubs fan: when you bought you ticket, you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.
Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he's obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders. He's got a kind of presence.
I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.