The Best Babe Ruth quotes

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Baseball fans across the globe know the name Babe Ruth. The slugger who once held the record for most career home runs is considered one of the greatest players to ever grace a baseball diamond. But what do we really know about the man behind the legend? In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the life and times of Babe Ruth and uncover some things that may surprise you. So pull up a chair and join us for a history lesson on baseball’s biggest superstar.

Discover the most known Beat, Run, Striking, Giving, Playing Famous, Sandlot quotes from Babe Ruth, and much more.


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About Babe Ruth

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It’s hard to beat somebody when they don’t give up. โ€” Babe Ruth

Its harder to beat a person that never gives up. โ€” Babe Ruth

If I’d just tried for them dinky singles I could’ve batted around .600. โ€” Babe Ruth

That last one sounded kinda high to me. โ€” Babe Ruth

it s hard to beat somebody when they don t give up Babe Ruth quote


Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games. โ€” Babe Ruth

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. โ€” Babe Ruth

If you want to hit home runs, you’ve go to swing a lot. โ€” Babe Ruth

All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill. โ€” Babe Ruth

What do I think about when I strike out? I think about hitting home runs. โ€” Babe Ruth

yesterday s home runs don t win today s games Babe Ruth quote

I only have one superstition: I make sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run. โ€” Babe Ruth

I hit an insideโ€“theโ€“park home run! I beat it out! Can you believe that? โ€” Babe Ruth

Hack Wilson must have great wrist action, for no short, stocky guy is going to hit that many home runs without a lot of it. โ€” Babe Ruth

Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading. โ€” Babe Ruth


Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. โ€” Babe Ruth

never let the fear of striking out get in your way Babe Ruth quote

Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game! โ€” Babe Ruth

Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back. โ€” Babe Ruth

As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher’s mound. It was as if I’d been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy. โ€” Babe Ruth

Gee, it’s lonesome in the outfield. It’s hard to keep awake with nothing to do. โ€” Babe Ruth

I said I’m going to hit the next one right over the flagpole. God must have been with me. โ€” Babe Ruth

never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game Babe Ruth quote


What I am, what I have, what I am going to leave behind meโ€“all this I owe to the game of baseball. โ€” Babe Ruth

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In Babe Ruth Statements


Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world. โ€” Babe Ruth

Life is a game like any other; we just don’t take it as seriously. โ€” Babe Ruth

Love the game of baseball and baseball will love you. โ€” Babe Ruth

I don’t give a damn about any actors. What good will John Barrymore do you with the bases loaded and two down in a tight ball game. Either I get the money (more than Barrymore), or I don’t play! โ€” Babe Ruth

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I’ll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or twoโ€“hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They’re too much fun. โ€” Babe Ruth

Baseball is the greatest game in the world and deserves the best you can give it. โ€” Babe Ruth

I’d give a year of my life if I could hit a home run on opening day of this great new park. โ€” Babe Ruth

I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco. โ€” Babe Ruth

Inspiring Phrases From Babe Ruth

Hotter ‘n hell, ain’t it, Prez? โ€” Babe Ruth

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I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world… the kids… our national pastime. โ€” Babe Ruth

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. โ€” Babe Ruth

I’m only going one way. โ€” Babe Ruth

You’re an awful little guy to be such a big thief. โ€” Babe Ruth

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