Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Outfield Quotes from famous authors such as Joe Garagiola, Shane Larkin, Jim Palmer, Mohammad Azharuddin, Joey Votto. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I always loved the signs on the outfield walls, and I’ll never forget the one in Philadelphia. It said, ‘The Phillies use Lifebuoy soap,’ and underneath was scrawled, ‘And they still stink.’
When I was young, it was fun being in the locker room and shagging balls in the outfield in spring training. But I couldn’t keep my attention on the games for more than 30 minutes. I would sit there with my Game Boy the whole game.
You can’t win if nobody catches the ball in the outfield. You’re only as good as the team you have behind you.
I was a good fielder in the gully in my college days. But in the outfield, I was not such a good fielder.
I think we’re in a new era of baseball where it’s not OK to have a lumbering slugger in the corner of the outfield not catching the ball, and not taking the extra base.
I remember daydreaming out in the outfield: I wish I had more time. I want to read ‘The Brothers Karamazov.’
Goalkeepers get criticism for commenting on outfield players, but outfield players can comment on goalkeeping; it is not a two-way street.
The secret of my success was clean living and a fast outfield.
When you change 10 out of 22 outfield players, you need time and hard work.
Because I could throw so hard when I got to college, they made me a pitcher. If I had to it all over again, I would have stuck to playing in the outfield. I loved running. I can catch everything in the outfield. I could throw people out from the fence.
I had a bilateral lisp, and I was overweight. I was the kid who played with the flowers on the ground in the outfield during baseball. I was that kid.
I’ve won plenty of games by knowing when to take out my pitcher; whom to replace him with; or how to place my infield or outfield to defend properly against the opposing hitter.
A lot of people say that you go to the outfield and just run and go get a ball, but it’s still not that easy.
A goalkeeping unit is different from outfield; the psychology is different.
You can put the players on the pitch but they always move and systems change. I think, though, that Messi has to be a special case and that the other nine outfield players should support him. But one player on his own is not going to win you the World Cup.
Neuer is by far the best keeper I’ve played with and is also outstanding outfield.
Carl Yastrzemski was the best all-around player. He could run, throw and hit. He had the ability to play a number of different positions. He signed as a shortstop. He could play the outfield, of course, and third base and first, too. He was a tremendous athlete. Mickey Mantle was unbelievable, too.
Sometimes keepers are looked at differently to outfield players.
We need to give our goalkeepers the same level of training that we’ve given to our outfield players.
The role of a goalkeeper in Pep’s team is like the 11th outfield player on the pitch, in terms of the build-up, the pressing. I think it’s more difficult. There is a bigger responsibility because you can’t afford to make any mistakes. If you do, it probably ends in an opposition goal.
Switching to the outfield was the best break I ever got.
Gee, its lonesome in the outfield. It’s hard to keep awake with nothing to do.
The reason we had an all-black outfield in ’51 is Don Mueller got hurt, so Hank Thompson was a legitimate replacement. So what? People talk about, ‘You’re the first to do this. You’re the first to do that.’ Don’t dwell on race all the time.
I grew up playing in the outfield and junior year of high school I went over to first base and got some tidbits from my dad, but it kind of came naturally to me.
My dad suggested I change and try to play in goal. I always liked being at the heart of the action, trying to experience different situations and different challenges. One year, I decided to try playing in goal – after that, I was going to go back to playing outfield.
I was nicknamed Skeeter in Little League because I was small and fast, like a mosquito flying across the outfield.
The first time I carried drinks was during the 2004 Champions Trophy. It was a wet outfield and I was running with the drinks and I couldn’t stop myself and just went sliding into Sourav Ganguly, who was giving a team chat in the huddle.
With Bayern, we want a lot of ball possession and to control the play, so I operate sometimes like the 11th outfield player. Thus I am included a lot into the build-up play and have a lot of touches of the ball.
I’ll win more games playing everyday in the outfield than I will pitching every fourth day.
Outfield to infield is the most jarring because in the outfield, you have much more time to throw.