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  • Gerald Early
    Gerald Early
    American essayist and American 1952-
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    I think there are only three things America will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
  • Brendan Francis
    Brendan Francis
    Irish poet and writer 1923-1964
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    A baseball park is the one place where a man's wife doesn't mind his getting excited over somebody else's curves.
  • Cass McCombs
    Cass McCombs
    American musician 1977-
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    A baseball team is like a band. Because, conceptually, there are no heroes in baseball - there's just the team.
  • Bill Dickey
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    A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn't going to say every day, 'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'
  • Babe Ruth
    Babe Ruth
    American professional baseball player 1895-1948
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    A man who knows he's making money for other people ought to get some of the profits he brings in. Don't make any difference if it's baseball or a bank or a vaudeville show. It's business, I tell you. There ain't no sentiment to it. Forget that stuff.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
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    A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
  • Bob Uecker
    Bob Uecker
    American Major League Baseball (MLB) player 1934-
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    After getting out of the service and going into baseball I never wanted to do anything else.
  • Bob Uecker
    Bob Uecker
    American Major League Baseball (MLB) player 1934-
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    Any teammate of mine that had a kid and a boy that was capable of playing baseball, I think I set a terrific example of 'Don't do this' and 'Don't do that.' And that's one of the things that I'm most proud of.
  • A. Bartlett Giamatti
    A. Bartlett Giamatti
    American professor and president of Yale University 1938-1989
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    Baseball breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.
    Source: The Green Fields of the Mind, Yale Alumni Magazine, November 1977
  • Babe Ruth
    Babe Ruth
    American professional baseball player 1895-1948
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    Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
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    Baseball does become slow sometimes. It's totally unnecessary. The - you can play baseball fast. You can play it slow, and for some reason, we have chosen to play it slow, you know, which is unfortunate, but nothing you can do about.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
  • A. Bartlett Giamatti
    A. Bartlett Giamatti
    American professor and president of Yale University 1938-1989
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    Baseball has the largest library of law and lore and custom and ritual, and therefore, in a nation that fundamentally believes it is a nation under law, well, baseball is America's most privileged version of the level field.
    Source: Sports Illustrated, 17 April 1989
  • Bob Greene
    Bob Greene
    American journalist and author 1947-
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    Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television.
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