• “If you put a baseball and other toys in front of a baby, he’ll pick up a baseball in preference to the others.”


  • “It would be useless for any player to attempt to explain successful batting.”


  • “Luck is the great stabilizer in baseball.”


  • “The American boy starts swinging the bat as as soon as he can lift one.”


  • “The Babe was a great ballplayer, sure, but Cobb was even greater. Babe could knock your brains out but Cobb would drive you crazy.”