ScrapSayings, Baseball

See how a bird interfered with a game in 2001.

  • And listen to those cheers from the crowd!!

  • And that's the Ball Game

  • [My] Angel in the Outfield (your child in the outfield)

  • Baseball-It's Not Just A Game

  • Baseball credits Abner Doubleday(retired Civil War General) with inventing the game, supposedly in Elihu Phinney's cow pasture in Cooperstown, New York, in 1839.

  • Base, Scoreboard, Ball, Slide, Run, Steal, Glove, Bat, Ball, Strike, Throw, Catch, Hit, Homer, Fly, Grounder, Home Plate, Park, Foul ball, Infield, Outfielder, Shortstop, Pitcher, Batter, Helmet, Ball Game

  • Batter UP!

  • Conference at the Mound

  • Double Play

  • Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. - Babe Ruth

  • Field of Dreams

  • Grand Slam

  • Half this game is ninety percent mental. - Yogi Berra

  • Hay, Batter Batter Batter

  • … Honors are all things you should worry about when you retire. I always go back to one pitch at a time. - Josh Beckett (baseball player Boston Red Sox)

  • If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around .600. - Babe Ruth

  • It's the only place in the world that it's OK to steal.

  • It's not over til it's over. - Yogi Berra

  • Life Lessons Learned in Little League

  • My motto was to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was to keep swinging. - Hank Aaron

  • Never argue with a 400 hitter.

  • Nobody Loves the Ump[ire]

  • The Ol' Ball Game, just new players

  • On the Bench / picking up slivers

  • A pick-up game

  • Pitching In (pitcher or discussion at the mound)

  • Play Ball!! (make exclamations out of bats and baseballs)

  • Take Me Out To the Ball Game. Take me out to the crowd.
    Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks. I don't care if I ever get back.
    We'll root root root for the [Home Team]. If they don't win, it's a shame.
    For it's ONE, TWO, THREE strikes your out At the ol' ball game.

  • There is nothing more American than baseball. (hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet)

  • We want a pitcher not a belly itchier.

  • Who's on first, What's on second, I don't know - third base.
    - Abbott and Costello, well-known radio sketch

  • You are all stars!!

  • YOU'RRRRRE OUT!!! / YOU'RRRRRE SAFE!!!


Tips:

-- Put your fan's favorite player's names along the boarder of his or her team picture or their player picture.  (All Stars -- title)  Hank Aaron, Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Wade Boggs, Roberto Clemente, Dizzy Dean, Carlton Fisk, Lou Gehrig, Ken Griffey Jr., Reggie Jackson, Al Kaline, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Kirby Puckett, Carl Ripken Jr., Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth, Sammy Sosa, Willie Stargell, Ted Williams, Cy Young.

-- Or put all your team player's names along the boarder of the team picture.