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

“The only thing that matters is what happens on the little hump down in the middle of the field.”

“The job of arguing with the umpire belongs to the manager, because it won’t hurt the team if he gets thrown out of the game.”

“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.”

“No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball.”

“The key to winning baseball games is the ability to stay focused in the heat of the moment and not let the pressure get to you.”

“The key to long-term success is consistency – doing the little things right day in and day out.”

“You can’t sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You’ve got to throw the ball over the damn plate and give the other man his chance. That’s why baseball is the greatest game of them all.”

“The best way to swing the bat and hit the ball is simply to wait for it and hit it square, not by hitting at it.” “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.”

“Coaches should be careful not to be obsessed with winning every game at the expense of player development.”

“You can’t let one bad call or mistake define your entire game. You have to keep pushing forward and make the most of every opportunity.”

“The most important thing I believe a manager brings to a ballclub is personality.” BUDDHA QUOTES ON PATIENCE

“The key to managing is getting players to play the way they’re capable of playing.”

“The best way to get a pitcher’s confidence is to leave him alone.”

“The game has a certain rhythm, and we as managers have to figure out what our players need in order to perform at their best.”

“There’s only one way to become a champion, and that’s to work like a champion.”

“You can’t worry about making mistakes. If you’re worried about making mistakes, you’re never going to succeed in this game.”

“The better prepared you are, the better you’re going to perform. Simple as that.”

“The best way to win is to make your opponent beat you, don’t beat yourself.”

“One of my biggest pet peeves is players who think they know it all. There’s always something new to learn in this game.”

“You have to have confidence in your abilities and trust in your teammates to succeed in this game.”

“Baseball is a game of inches and split seconds. The difference between winning and losing can be minuscule.”

“The mentality of a winner is never being satisfied with mediocrity. You have to constantly strive to improve and be the best.”

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