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33 Babe Ruth Quotes About Life (BASEBALL)

Top 10 Most Famous Babe Ruth Quotes (BEST)

You just can't beat the person who never gives up.
You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
The only real game, I think, in the world is baseball.
The only real game, I think, in the world is baseball.
Don't be afraid to take advice. There's always something new to learn.
Don’t be afraid to take advice. There’s always something new to learn.

“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.”

Babe Ruth
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.
I hear the cheers when they roared and the jeers when they echoed.
I hear the cheers when they roared and the jeers when they echoed.
Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.
If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.
If it wasn’t for baseball, I’d be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.

10 Babe Ruth Quotes About Baseball

“How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball… The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I’ve got.”

Babe Ruth
I have just one superstition. Whenever I hit a home run, I make certain I touch all four bases.
I have just one superstition. Whenever I hit a home run, I make certain I touch all four bases.
All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.
All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.
Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.
Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.
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.
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.
If I'd tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around six hundred.
If I’d tried for them dinky singles I could’ve batted around six hundred.
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.
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.
Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.
I've never heard a crowd boo a homer, but I've heard plenty of boos after a strikeout.
I’ve never heard a crowd boo a homer, but I’ve heard plenty of boos after a strikeout.
I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world... the kids... our national pastime.
I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world… the kids… our national pastime.

7 Inspirational Babe Ruth Quotes on Success

I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.
Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.
Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.
Baseball is the greatest game in the world and deserves the best you can give it.
Baseball is the greatest game in the world and deserves the best you can give it.
I'd give a year of my life if I could hit a homerun on opening day of this great new park (Yankee Stadium).
I’d give a year of my life if I could hit a homerun on opening day of this great new park (Yankee Stadium).
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.
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.
I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.
I didn’t mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.
I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump (Wrigley Field) all the time.
I’d play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump (Wrigley Field) all the time.

6 Babe Ruth Quotes About Life

“I’ve heard people say that the trouble with the world is that we haven’t enough great leaders. I think we haven’t enough great followers. I have stood side by side with great thinkers – surgeons, engineers, economists; people who deserve a great following – and have heard the crowd cheer me instead.”

Babe Ruth
Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?
Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?
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.
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.
Life is a game like any other; we just don't take it as seriously.
Life is a game like any other; we just don’t take it as seriously.
To my sick little pal. I will try to knock you another homer, maybe two today.
To my sick little pal. I will try to knock you another homer, maybe two today.
What I am, what I have, what I am going to leave behind me - all this I owe to the game of baseball.
What I am, what I have, what I am going to leave behind me – all this I owe to the game of baseball.

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