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1. "One reason outfielders don't have stronger arms might be they don't practice as much as we did. Most teams today don't take outfield practice. Another reason is baseball has to compete with other sports now - basketball, football, soccer - for the better athletes that might have more skills and stronger arms."
Author: Al Kaline
2. "How are you doing, my love? Things are pretty good on this end of campus. I had a great time with you last night at the baseball game. I never would have guessed you were such an avid sports fan! You can holler with the best of them. You never cease to amaze me.You know, I was thinking last night after I dropped you off that we've been seeing each other for almost six months now. Time really flies, doesn't it? I've really enjoyed spending time together and getting to know you. And yet, as I was looking back, I realized that there is still a lot I don't know about you. Rather, there is so much more that I would like to know about you. Obviously I know quite a bit about some things, though. I know about your job with the botany professor, for example, and about how your classes are going, and some of the things that are happening with you and your roommates."
Author: Bethany Walkers
3. "Five days after the Tsarnaev brothers blew up Boston's most sacred event, and just 24 hours after one brother was killed and the other was caught, everyone decided that it was OK to play baseball at Fenway again. The game happened on a Saturday afternoon, preceded by an emotional ceremony and many prayers."
Author: Bill Simmons
4. "I don't want everybody to just see the baseball side of me."
Author: Bryce Harper
5. "I kept thinking, 'this must be the coolest job - I'd like to be a professional baseball player.' They were getting paid to play a game, and what a cool lifestyle that was."
Author: Cal Ripken Jr.
6. "I was a ballplayer, but only for a limited time. I grew up playing in Wisconsin. It's a very sports-centric part of the country that I grew up in and I played a lot of sports, but baseball first and foremost. I played through high school. I was a middle-infielder."
Author: Chad Harbach
7. "I was playing little league baseball when Bruce Jenner was winning the gold but I don't think I was really paying attention at that time."
Author: Dan O'Brien
8. "A baseball club for girls?"
Author: Emily J. Proctor
9. "I've never had an interest, but baseball looks abnormal."
Author: Emily J. Proctor
10. "He speaks in that strange sports talk, telling me about the start of the new season and asks if I follow baseball. No. I really don't. He assures me if I stay in town long enough I will become a baseball fan. It's a requirement of living in St. Louis. Everyone is a Cardinal's fan. "Loyal," he tells me. St. Louis is a loyal town."
Author: Gwenn Wright
11. "Discouraged?As I was driving home from work one day, I stopped to watch a local Little League baseball game that was being played in a park near my home. As I sat down behind the bench on the first-baseline, I asked one of the boys what the score was."We're behind 14 to nothing," he answered with a smile."Really," I said. "I have to say you don't look very discouraged.""Discouraged?" the boy asked with a puzzled look on his face. "Why should we be discouraged? We haven't been up to bat yet."
Author: Jack Canfield
12. "I have a love of baseball and a love of music."
Author: Jason Aldean
13. "My eight years in Detroit, obviously, were my most successful years managing. I think that Pittsburgh and Detroit are probably very, very similar. We kinda rekindled the fire of baseball in Pittsburgh. We did the exact same thing in Detroit."
Author: Jim Leyland
14. "I know a baseball star who wouldn't report the theft of his wife's credit cards because the thief spends less than she does."
Author: Joe Garagiola
15. "He tries to picture how it will end, with an empty baseball field, a dark factory, and then over a brook in a dirt road, he doesn't know. He pictures a huge vacant field of cinders and his heart goes hollow."
Author: John Updike
16. "I like contemporary American literature and I like biographies and I like jazz and I like baseball and I like writers who write about the human condition and sci-fi is just something that I happened into."
Author: Jonathan Frakes
17. "Why?" asked her companion. "Why do you love him when you ought not to?"Edna, with a motion or two, dragged herself on her knees before Mademoiselle Reisz, who took the glowing face between her two hands."Why? Because his hair is brown and grows away from his temples; because he opens and shuts his eyes, and his nose is a little out of drawing; because he has two lips and a square chin, and a little finger which he can't straighten from having played baseball too energetically in his youth. Because - ""Because you do, in short," laughed Mademoiselle."
Author: Kate Chopin
18. "I reached down and picked up a baseball bat at my feet and I flung it as hard as it could. It circled and arced high in the air until it slammed against the side of the dining hall with a crack and fell.I sat down in the dirt. Then I lay down in the dirt.Because not only was there no trail to follow, there was no evidence he'd ever been here.There was no evidence any of them had been here."
Author: Laura Anderson Kurk
19. "Maybe that's why the good Lord gave us these vivid memory capabilities. When stress hits, we can just close our eyes, lean back and relax, and enjoy a game of Tidly-Winks, the sound of a Pete Rose baseball card in the spokes of our bike, or maybe a nice slice of watermelon - with a sprinkle of salt."
Author: Michael Buffalo Smith
20. "I admitted I bet on baseball, but I wasn't suspended from baseball for betting on baseball."
Author: Pete Rose
21. "America brought us the baseball cap; it's one of my favorite hats."
Author: Philip Treacy
22. "That's all baseball is, is numbers; it's run by numbers, averages, percentage and odds. Managers make their decisions based on the numbers."
Author: Rollie Fingers
23. "...it was one at bat during October 1975 that defined his [Joe Morgan's] place in baseball history and secured the legacy of the Big Red Machine, all with one swing."
Author: Tucker Elliot
24. "Almost all of us growing up have played baseball on some level. It has an inside track with people. It has a unifying effect."
Author: Vin Scully

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