Quotes by Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

American professional baseball player

Alive from: 1895-1948

Category: Sports

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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.
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    After all, there's only one answer to be made to the young fellow who is asking constantly for advice as to how to hit. The answer is: Pick out a good one and sock it!
    Source: Babe Ruths Own Book of Baseball
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    All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good.
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    As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.
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    Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.
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    Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
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    Cobb is a prick. But he sure can hit. God Almighty, that man can hit.
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    Don't ever forget two things I'm going to tell you. One, don't believe everything that's written about you. Two, don't pick up too many checks.
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    Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
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    Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
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    Gee, its lonesome in the outfield. It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do.
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    How about a little noise. How do you expect a man to putt?
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    I copied Jackson's style because I thought he was the greatest hitter I had ever seen, the greatest natural hitter I ever saw. He's the guy who made me a hitter.
    Source: On Shoeless Joe Jackson, as quoted in Joe Jackson: A Biography (2004) by Kelly Boyer Sagert
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    I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump all the time.
    Source: Babe Ruth: his life and time by Paul Adomites, p. 172
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    If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600.
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