Top Hitter Quotes

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1. "Actually punching is a mistake; a heavy hitter will cut you with one shot."
Author: Alexis Arguello
2. "Die Lucia is volmaakt!""Dat zou je denken," Giacomo klinkt plotseling bedrukt. "Ze heeft alleen één ernstige tekortkoming.""Welke dan?""Zij is te jong."Hij meende het, maar zijn broer moest lachen: "Wat een schitterend gebrek!"
Author: Arthur Japin
3. "I've been in eleven no-hitters you know."
Author: Bert Campaneris
4. "The Brooklyn Dodgers had a no hitter last night."
Author: Bob Dole
5. "Ted Williams was the greatest hitter I ever saw, but DiMaggio was the greatest all around player."
Author: Bob Feller
6. "If I'd been able to put the collection together in one go, say over two years, we'd have had a special team, most wouldn't stay. One or two glory seasons and they were off. To them, the north-east was too far out. They wanted to be with the big hitters."
Author: Bryan Robson
7. "Don't try to bullshit a bullshitter."
Author: Carolee Dean
8. "Sookie, my little bullet-sucker"Eric, my big bullshitter"
Author: Charlaine Harris
9. "They rode for days through the rain and they rode through rain and hail and rain again. In that gray storm light they crossed a flooded plain with the footed shapes of the horses reflected in the water among clouds and mountains and the riders slumped forward and rightly skeptic of the shimmering cities on the distant shore of that sea whereon they trod miraculous. They climbed up through rolling grasslands where small birds shied away chittering down the wind and a buzzard labored up from among bones with wings that went whoop whoop whoop like a child's toy swung on a string and in the long red sunset the sheets of water on the plain below them lay like tidepools of primal blood."
Author: Cormac McCarthy
10. "We just kind of relied on written scouting reports through the eighties and even the early nineties. I've really been amazed by some of the data that's out there, especially with regards to tendencies of hitters, and certainly tendencies of pitchers as well. I would have loved to have gotten that data when I played."
Author: David Cone
11. "Look right at it. Know you can." Dad said. "Look right at that fear. Fear is the biggest bullshitter."
Author: Deb Caletti
12. "Fear was the biggest bullshitter, he'd said. But sometimes, too, fear told the truth."
Author: Deb Caletti
13. "I always had the attitude that I wanted to throw a no-hitter every game."
Author: Dennis Eckersley
14. "I hate all hitters. I start a game mad and I stay that way until it's over."
Author: Don Drysdale
15. "The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid, and if he is timid, he has to remind the hitter he's timid."
Author: Don Drysdale
16. "A pitcher has to look at the hitter as his mortal enemy."
Author: Early Wynn
17. "A pitcher will never be a big winner until he hates hitters."
Author: Early Wynn
18. "The hitter can never be the judge. Only the receiver of the blow can tell you how hard it was, whether it would kill a man or make a baby just yawn."
Author: Edward P. Jones
19. "Old third basemen become first basemen, and old first basemen become designated hitters."
Author: George Brett
20. "Hitters never showed me up, as hard as I threw. And I was pretty mean out on the mound."
Author: Goose Gossage
21. "Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is 80% of being a successful hitter. The other 20% is just execution."
Author: Hank Aaron
22. "A pair of dolphins swept by us in the water, flicking their heads out to get a look at us as they went. One of them made a chittering sound that wasn't very melodic. The other twitched its tail and splashed a little water our way, all in good fun. They weren't the attractive Flipper kind of dolphins. They were regular dolphins that aren't as pretty and don't get cast on television. Maybe they just refused to sell out and see a plastic surgeon. I held up a fist to them. Represent."
Author: Jim Butcher
23. "The whole right side of his face was smashed in, concave forehead and crushed cheekbone and one eye bugging precariously from a broken socket. He was purplish-black, and dirty white: Maggots seethed from every pore and crawled across him in excited wriggly piles, blowflies waving and blooming and wilting, the bits of bone they'd scraped clean glinting like tiny mosaic tiles. Scraps of jeans and a leather jacket clung to the sticky seething mess of his flesh. He was big, big shouldered, a good foot taller; chit-chitter, he went, even standing still."
Author: Joan Frances Turner
24. "A little boy went out to the backyard to play with a baseball bat and a ball. He said to himself, "I am the best hitter in the world." Then he threw the ball up in the air and took a swing at it, but he missed. Without a moment's hesitation, he picked up the ball and tossed it in the air again, saying as he swung the bat, "I'm the best hitter in all the world." He swung and missed. Strike two. He tossed the ball up again, concentrating more intensely, even more determined, saying, "I am the best hitter in all the world!" He swung the bat with all his might. Whiff! Strike three. The little boy laid down his bat and smiled real big. "What do you know?" he said. "I'm the best pitcher in all the world!"
Author: Joel Osteen
25. "I knew that the Mets had never had a no-hitter. I never had one. This is very special. I knew this means a lot to New York."
Author: Johan Santana
26. "That no-hitter stuff was a long time ago; I don't think that has anything to do with it. I'm just going through a tough time."
Author: Johan Santana
27. "Why shouldn't we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better hitters in the National League."
Author: John McGraw
28. "My manager said it would more effective against left-handed hitters. It seemed to me that was impossible to do without the high leg kick, which I started that day."
Author: Juan Marichal
29. "I was the worst hitter ever. I never even broke a bat until last year when I was backing out of the garage."
Author: Lefty Gomez
30. "Playing shortstop is 75 to 80 percent anticipation, knowing the hitter and the pitch being thrown."
Author: Lou Boudreau
31. "Pliny paid for his "phenomena"!...I've paid a bit, too...everything worthwhile has its cost!...if it's free, you're down with the shithead fraternity! blabbermouths, charlatans, the whole gang!...into the crapper with 'em! every one! right in the shitter!...it's unlistenable!...just a bunch of farts!...I'm telling you!..."
Author: Louis Ferdinand Céline
32. "I don't like the designated hitter. A guy who plays should be able to catch and hit."
Author: Marge Schott
33. "I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn't mean I'm going to get a hit every game, but that's one of the reasons I've come a long way as a hitter."
Author: Mark McGwire
34. "You should have seen Willie Wells play shortstop: as good as Ozzie Smith and a better hitter. How I wish people could have seen Ray Dandridge play third base, as good as Brooks Robinson and Craig Nettles and all of those. He was bowlegged; a train might go through there, but not a baseball."
Author: Monte Irvin
35. "It helps if the hitter thinks you're a little crazy."
Author: Nolan Ryan
36. "I grew up having to piss in a bucket 'cos there was no indoor shitter, and now I have these computerised Japanese super-loo things that have heated seats and wash and blow-dry your arse at the touch of a button. Give it a couple of years and I'll have a bog with a robot arm that pulls out my turds, so I don't have to strain."
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
37. "‘And what about a [band] name?' said Tony [Iommi]. The three of us looked at each other.‘We should all take a couple of days to think about it,' I said. ‘I dunno about you two, but I've got a special place where I go to get ideas for important stuff like this. It's never failed me yet.'Forty-eight hours later I blurted out: ‘I've got it!'‘Must have been that dodgy bird you poked the other night,' said Geezer. ‘Has your whelk turned green yet?' Tony and Bill snickered into their plates of egg and chips. We were sitting in a greasy spoon caff in Aston. So far, everyone was getting along famously.‘Very funny, Geezer,' I said, waving an eggy fork at him. ‘I mean the name for our band.'The snickering died down.‘Go on then,' said Tony [Iommi].‘Well, I was on the shitter last night, and...'‘That's your special place?' spluttered Bill, blobs of mushed-up egg and HP sauce flying out of his mouth.‘Where the f**k did you think it was, Bill?' I said. ‘The hanging gardens of f**king Babylon?"
Author: Ozzy Osbourne
38. "There aren't many hitters who like facing knuckleball pitchers. They may not be intimidated by them, but they sure are thinking about them before they go into the box."
Author: Phil Niekro
39. "Bast crouched down and began making weird chittering noises. Uh-oh. She was imitating birds. I'd seen enough cats do this when they were stalking. Suddenly my own obituary flashed in my head: Carter Kane, 14, tragically died in Paris wen he was eaten by his sister's cat, Muffin."
Author: Rick Riordan
40. "Now the advantage is all with the hitters."
Author: Rogers Hornsby
41. "People think of the greatest home run hitters of all time and think of Babe Ruth; they don't think about that Warren Spahn hit more than anybody."
Author: Rollie Fingers
42. "It's funny what a few no-hitters do for a body."
Author: Satchel Paige
43. "I play my position, heart held behind my back-- I'm the pitcher.. sometimes I throw them no hitters.."
Author: Shanica Stewart
44. "Lunatics are similar to designated hitters. Often an entire family is crazy, but since an entire family can't go into the hospital, one person is designated as crazy and goes inside. Then, depending on how the rest of the family is feeling that person is kept inside or snatched out, to prove something about the family's mental health."
Author: Susanna Kaysen
45. "There's only one way to become a hitter. Go up to the plate and get mad. Get mad at yourself and mad at the pitcher."
Author: Ted Williams
46. "If there was ever a man born to be a hitter it was me."
Author: Ted Williams
47. "Bruce Sutter and his new pitch, the split finger fastball, fascinate the manager of the Cuban national teams. 'We must find out about this new weapon,' he said. 'Are the American hitters plotting to murder him?"
Author: Thomas Boswell
48. "True, [Gary Nolan] might not strike fear into the hearts of all you free-swinging power hitters out there—at least not in the same way as, say, Tom Seaver … but without question he was one of the most talented pitchers in baseball during the Big Red Machine era, and except for countless injuries that plagued him year after year he'd have the numbers and awards to back up that claim."
Author: Tucker Elliot
49. "What is life, after all, but a challenge? And what better challenge can there be than the one between the pitcher and the hitter."
Author: Warren Spahn
50. "Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters."
Author: Willie Stargell

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