Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Anybody's best pitch is the one the batters ain't hitting that day.
If you've ever been around a group of actors, you've noticed, no doubt, that they can talk of nothing else under the sun but acting. It's exactly the same way with baseball players. Your heart must be in your work.
A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.