Quotes of Bat

“ Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made. ”

- John Berryman

“ I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that's OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots. ”

- Ozzy Osbourne

“ Like a ball batted back and forth, a human being is batted by two forces within. ”

- Yogabindu Upanishad

“ I attempted to liberate some sunglasses from the corner drugstore. It wasn't a good idea. So they came charging out of there with ball-bats. I guess they thought I was a pretty vicious individual. ”

- Michael Davis

“ The crack of a bat sounded amplified in cavernous Yankee Stadium, sprinkled lightly with fans on a cool September evening. ”

- William E. Geist

“ I was the worst hitter ever. I never even broke a bat until last year when I was backing out of the garage. ”

- Lefty Gomez

“ When you're a kid, what fun the game is! You grab a bat and glove and ball, that's it. I know what Ted Williams and Stan Musial meant when they said it got tougher to get in shape every year. ”

- Eddie Mathews

“ There's a certain crispness to the sound of the ball coming off his bat that only a few players have. It's because he's so strong. ”

- Paul Molitor

“ It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what speaks loudest when it's contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word. ”

- Brooks Robinson

“ No man with a conscience can just bat out illustrations. He's got to put all his talent and feeling into them! ”

- Norman Rockwell

“ When I get the record, all it will make me is the player with the most hits. I'm also the player with the most at bats and the most outs. I never said I was a greater player than Cobb. ”

- Pete Rose

“ I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat. ”

- Babe Ruth

“ I have an Alka Seltzer bat. You know, plop plop fizz fizz. When the pitcher sees me walking up there they say, 'Oh what a relief it is.'. ”

- Andy Van Slyke

“ I've got a right to knock down anybody holding a bat. ”

- Early Wynn

“ 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

“ My pitching philosophy is simple - keep the ball way from the bat. ”

- Satchel Paige

“ Who, or why, or which, or what, Is the Akhond of Swat? ”

- Edward Lear

“ It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square. ”

- Pete Rose

“ Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously. ”

- Sidney Madwed

“ A brilliant idea without action is like Mark McGwire playing baseball without a bat. ”

- Jack Canfield

“ A full mind is an empty bat. ”

- Branch Rickey

“ I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ I mind is an empty baseball bat. ”

- Branch Rickey

“ I will stand on, and continue to use, the figures I have used, because I believe they are correct. Now, I'm not going to deny that you don't now and then slip up on something; no one bats a thousand. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ If your batting average is high enough, the Big League will find you. ”

- Unknown

“ I never keep a scorecard or the batting averages. I hate statistics. What I got to know, I keep in my head. ”

- Dizzy Dean

“ Suspicion amongst thoughts are like bats amongst birds, they never fly by twilight. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ You only have to bat a thousand with two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4 for five. ”

- Beano Cook

“ I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That's when you've got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing's a joke to me. I don't feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face. ”

- Hank Aaron

“ 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
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