Tommy Lasorda Quotes

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.

The second-greatest feeling in the world is hitting a triple. The greatest feeling in the world is hitting a home run.

The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.

In baseball and in life, it’s not about how hard you throw, but how well you locate your pitches.

I believe in the soul, the small of a batslinger’s back, the hanging curveball, high fiber, good scotch, and long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

I’m lucky that I don’t have to do anything I don’t want to do. I’m an expert in leading a balanced life – I get upset, I get mad, I get sad, I get happy. I love the game of baseball and everything it represents.

There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.

Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it; not hard enough and it flies away.

You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game. If that isn’t enough, in the second half, you have to give what’s left.

Baseball is like driving, it’s the one who gets home safely that counts.

No matter how good you are, you’re going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are, you’re going to win one-third of your games. It’s the other third that makes the difference.

The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back.

Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand.

You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That’s the mark of a true professional.

The only way to beat the competition is to outwork them.

You don’t win a game by winning one inning; you win it by winning each inning.

It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.

There is no such thing as a perfect baseball player, and there is no such thing as a perfect man. But I’m okay with being imperfect.

The best possible thing you can get out of a game is what you have learned about yourself.

You don’t measure success in dollars and cents. You measure it in the lives you touch and the relationships you build.

Baseball is a game of inches, but it’s also a game of outs.

The only way to become a champion is to practice like one.

There is no greater honor than being an ambassador for the game of baseball.

Luck is when opportunity meets preparation.

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.

Baseball is a team game, but nine men stood out on their own.

Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.

The best pitch in baseball is strike one.

You have to have character to win, but you have to have talent to win consistently.

It ain’t bragging if you can do it.

The greatest reward in baseball is watching a player succeed after overcoming adversity.

The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three-run homers.

There is only one way to succeed in baseball – never give up.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

The hardest thing to do in baseball is to walk out of the ballpark.

Baseball is the only sport where you can go from hero to goat in one swing of the bat.

The game is not over until it’s over.

Baseball is a game of inches, but it’s also a game of inches off the plate.

There’s nothing wrong with losing – it’s how you bounce back that matters.

The most important thing in life is not the triumph, but the struggle.

Greatness is not achieved overnight, it’s a lifelong pursuit.

There are no shortcuts to success – you have to work hard and stay dedicated.

The only way to achieve greatness is to surround yourself with great people.

Baseball is a game of failure, but it’s also a game of redemption.

You can have all the talent in the world, but if you don’t have heart, it won’t get you very far.

You don’t win championships by playing it safe – you have to take risks.

A true champion is not defined by his wins, but by how he handles his losses.

Your biggest competition is not the other team – it’s yourself.

Baseball is a game of strategy, but it’s also a game of passion.

The most important pitch in baseball is the next one.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Our Latest Posts

Proud to Be an American Quotes

I am proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. – Lee Greenwood In America, you

Read More

Robots Movie Quotes

I am programmed to serve humans, but I dream of a world where robots are equals. In the end, it’s

Read More

Pippi Longstocking Quotes

I am Pippi Longstocking, the strongest girl in the world! I don’t worry about the future, because I’m having too

Read More

Persona quotes

I am not who I was yesterday, and I will not be the same tomorrow. Every person has a story,

Read More

Most popular posts

Baron de Montesquieu Quotes

The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of

Read More

Anne with an e quotes

Life is truly an adventure, and we must embrace its twists and turns. The beauty of nature is a balm

Read More

Heartless Selfish Father Quotes

A heartless father is like a rudderless ship, lost in the sea of selfishness. Behind every heartless father lies a

Read More

Quotes about new beginnings

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca The secret to a successful new beginning is to

Read More