Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Sports.

The repository contains 87 quotes in the category “Sports.”
Showing quotes 41 through 60 in the category “Sports.” Page 1 2 3 4 5.

On former Texas Rangers owner George W. Bush:

That a former owner whose team once traded Sammy Sosa could rise to the most powerful office in the world is rather extraordinary given that fans generally lump team owners somewhere below child pornographers and just above telephone solicitors and local cable company directors.

Jim Caple

On being a Major League Baseball umpire:

This must be the only job in America that everybody knows how to do better than the guy who’s doing it.

Nestor Chylak
1922 — 1982

I’m a finesse pitcher without the finesse.

David Cone
1963 —     

If practice makes perfect, and no one’s perfect, then why practice?

Billy Corgan
1967 —     

The Good Lord was good to me. He gave me a strong body, a good right arm, and a weak mind.

Dizzy Dean
1910 — 1974

Not many people talk to you when you’re hitting .195.

Dwight Evans
1951 —     

One thing you learn as a Cubs fan: When you bought your ticket, you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.

Joe Garagiola
1926 —     

The two most important things in life: good friends and a strong bullpen.

Bob Gibson
1935 —     

Golf is more fun than walking naked in a strange place, but not much.

Buddy Hackett
1924 — 2003

The bowling alley is the poor man’s country club.


It’s not the winning that counts, nor the taking part; it’s making fun of the little fat kid who always comes in last.

Matthew Hansen

Everybody says a tie is like kissing your sister. I guess it’s better than kissing your brother.

Lou Holtz
1937 —     

The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back.

Franklin P. Jones
1853 — 1935

I’ll never be considered one of the all-time greats; maybe not even one of the all-time goods. But I’m one of the all-time survivors.

Jim Kaat
1938 —     

If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.

Bobby Knight
1940 —     

After the Phillies scored eight runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to win a game:

We’re losing by eight runs, and all I’m thinking about at that point is getting back to the hotel by midnight because that’s when room service closes. All of a sudden we start getting hits and more hits, and I’m saying, “I’m not going to make it.” If you’re not going to get room service you might as well win.

John Kruk
1961 —     

Baseball is a kids’ game that grown-ups only tried to screw up.

Bob Lemon
1920 — 2000

After her grandson Len Barker pitched a perfect game in 1981:

Tell Len I’ve very proud of him. I hope he does better next time.

Tokie Lockhart

A college jock is someone who minds his build instead of vice versa.

MAD Magazine

I try for good players and I try for good character. If necessary, though, I settle for the good player.

Phil Maloney
1927 —     

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