R-B teaches good sportsmanship and the fundamentals of hitting, bunting, fielding, and stealing, while building a positive self-image in a healthy competitive environment.

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Top Baseball Quotes
 

1. It ain't nothin' till I call it. — Bill Klem, umpire

2. There have been only two authentic geniuses in the world, Willie Mays and Willie Shakespeare. — Tallulah Bankhead

3. I never threw an illegal pitch. The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't never been seen by this generation. — Satchel Paige

4. Ninety percent of this game is half mental. — Yogi Berra

5. If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there is a man on base. — Dave Barry

6. Who is this Baby Ruth? And what does she do? — George Bernard Shaw

7. The way to make coaches think you're in shape in the spring is to get a tan. — Whitey Ford

8. Running a ball club is like raising kids who fall out of trees. — Tom Trebelhorn

9. I watch a lot of baseball on radio. — Gerald Ford

10. I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that jerk in the stands. — Babe Ruth

11. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off. — Bill Veeck

12. Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher I ever saw. He always pitches when the other team doesn't score any runs. — Tim McCarver

13. Trying to sneak a pitch past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster. — Joe Adcock

14. The other teams could make trouble for us if they win. — Yogi Berra

15. Beethoven can't really be great because his picture isn't on a bubble gum card. — Charles Schulz

16. I think I throw the ball as hard as anyone. The ball just doesn't get there as fast. — Eddie Bane

17. Third ain't so bad if nothin' is hit to you. — Yogi Berra

18. There's no crying in baseball! — Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own

19. I never took the game home with me. I always left it in some bar. — Bob Lemon

20. Well, it took me 17 years to get 3,000 hits in baseball, and I did it in one afternoon on the golf course. — Hank Aaron

21. Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field? - Jim Bouton

22. We know we're better than this, but we can't prove it. — Tony Gwynn

23. It ain't like football. You can't make up no trick plays. — Yogi Berra

24. If a horse won't eat it, I don't want to play on it. — Dick Allen on artificial turf

25. You don't realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth. — Mickey Mantle

26. Baseball was, is and always will be the best game in the world. - Babe Ruth

27. All I remember about my wedding day in 1967 is that the Cubs lost a doubleheader. — George F. Will

28. Never root for a team whose uniforms have elastic stretch waistbands. — Susan Sarandon

29. There ain't much to being a ballplayer, if you're a ballplayer. — Honus Wagner

30. Us ballplayers do things backward. First we play, then we retire and go to work. — Charlie Gehringer

31. The funny thing about these uniforms is that you hang them in the closet and they get smaller and smaller. — Curt Flood

32. Sure I played, did you think I was born age 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you? — Casey Stengel, to Mickey Mantle

33. When you start the game, they don't say "Work ball!" They say "Play ball!" — Willie Stargell

34. There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither one of them works. — Charlie Lau

35. The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until the ball stops rolling and then to pick it up. — Bob Uecker

36. Think! How the heck are you gonna think and hit at the same time? — Yogi Berra

37. I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time  don't think about it is when I'm playing it. - Carl Yastrzemski

38. A hot dog at the game beats roast beef at the Ritz. — Humphrey Bogart

39. He's the strangest hitter in baseball. Figure him out one way and he'll kill you another. — Sandy Koufax on Roberto Clemente

40. As a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit — and parking as close to the stadium as possible. — Bill Vaughan

41. Slump? I ain't in no slump. I just ain't hitting. — Yogi Berra

42. A man once told me to walk with the Lord. I'd rather walk with the bases loaded. — Ken Singleton

43. I'd be willing to bet you, if I was a betting man, that I have never bet on baseball. — Pete Rose

44. Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets. — Yogi Berra

45. Lasorda's standard reply when some new kid would ask directions to the whirlpool was to tell him to stick his foot in the toilet and flush it. — Steve Garvey

46. If you don't succeed at first, try pitching. — Jack Harshman

47. The Hall of Fame is for baseball people. Heaven is for good people. — Jim Dwyer

48. So I'm ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face. — Yogi Berra

49. He looks like a greyhound, but he runs like a bus. — George Brett on third baseman Jamie Quirk

50. The baseball mania has run its course. It has no future as a professional endeavor. — Cincinnati Gazette editorial, 1879

51. Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game: you can win or you can lose or it can rain. - Casey Stengel

52. I love the game, it's the greatest game on earth, that's why I can't understand all of this talk about trying to make the game better. People talk about the high strike zone and changing this and that. Why? To speed up the game? That's the beauty of baseball. There is no time element. - Eric Davis

53. I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball. - Pete Rose

54. Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal. - George Will


55. It's fun; baseball's fun. - Yogi Berra