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.
The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.
The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.
The hardest thing to believe about The Fan is not that Robert De Niro is stalking somebody again but that anyone cares that much about a baseball player.
The integrity of the game is everything.
The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
George Bernard Shaw
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
James Patrick Murray
Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on.
Golf is a game in which you yell "fore," shoot six, and write down five.
Golf is a good walk spoiled.