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Pitching – Quotes about Baseball Pitching

Baseball Pitching Quotes

“A pitcher pitches low instead of high because how often have you seen a 420-foot ground ball?” – Pitcher Jim Bunning

“Pitchers, like poets, are born, not made.” – Cy Young

“You haven’t become a good pitcher until you can win when you don’t have anything.” Pitcher Sandy Koufax

“I knew I was in trouble when they started clocking my fastball with a sundial.” Pitcher Joe Magrane

“Pitching is the art of instilling fear by making a man flinch” Pitcher Sandy Koufax

“You know you’re pitching well when the batters look as bad at the plate as you do.” – Expos Coach Duke Snider

“You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow, it may rain.” – Leo Durocher, NY Giants Manager

“Spahn and Sain, Pray for Rain.”  The Battle Cry of the 1948 Boston Braves. Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain pitched and won 8 complete game victories in a 12 day September stretch to clinch their first pennant winning season since 1914 and only other pennant in their 82 year Boston existence from 1871 through 1952. The Braves moved to Milwaukee and then to Atlanta. Boston Post writer Gerald Hern is credited with the birth of the phrase from a longer poem he initiated.

“Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a Communist.” – Alvin Dark

“The biggest game I ever played in was probably Don Larsen’s perfect game.” – Mickey Mantle