Search or find what you thought you lost

308 quotes found searching on Position: Pitcher

Good pitching always stops good hitting, and vice versa.

Robert Andrew "Bob" Veale
Pittsburgh Pirates

Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter

Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige
Kansas City Monarchs
HOF 1971

I slipped and the ball got away from me with nothing on it. Maybe it's lucky that it hit Lou, instead of going over the plate.

On hitting Lou Gehrig with a pitch in a 1936 World Series game

Carl Owen Hubbell
New York Giants
HOF 1947

The pitcher has to find out if the hitter is timid. And if the hitter is timid, he has to remind the hitter he's timid

Donald Scott "Don" Drysdale
Los Angeles Dodgers
HOF 1984

There is a catcher that any big league club would love. His name is Gibson...he can do everything. He hits the ball a mile. And he catches so easy he might as well be in a rocking chair. Throws like a rifle. Too bad this Gibson is a colored fellow.

On Josh Gibson, Catcher for the Kansas City Monarchs

Walter Perry "Big Train" Johnson
Washington Senators
HOF 1936

I left the country to get away from DiMaggio and here he is!

After Joe DiMaggio hit a home run off of Lyons in Guam in an Army/Navy game during WWII

Theodore Amar "Ted" Lyons
Chicago White Sox
HOF 1955

I'm mad at Hank for deciding to play one more season. I threw him his last home run and thought I'd be remembered forever. Now I'll have to throw him another.

On Hank Aaron

William Francis "Bill" Lee
Boston Red Sox
a.k.a. "Spaceman"

I exploit the greed of all hitters.

Selva Lewis "Lew" Burdette
Milwaukee Braves

Let them think I throw it. That gives me an edge because it is another pitch they have to worry about.

On throwing the spitball

Selva Lewis "Lew" Burdette
Milwaukee Braves

When they operated, I told them to put in a Koufax fastball. They did - but it was Mrs. Koufax's

On his arm surgery - now known as the 'Tommy John' procedure

Thomas Edward "Tommy" John
New York Yankees

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 20 30 next

Search for quotes here! You can put in multiple words, or if you want to search on a particular phrase, "wrap it in quotes".

There are 1426 quotes in the database currently
List quotes by: Team | Location | Position | Name
Or Search:
Welcome Lynx Users
Todays Quote
Search The Quotes
Feature Length Quotes
About This Site
Home Plate

If you have any suggestions or any favorite baseball quotes please drop us a note at
Brought to you by WebCircle