Softball Quotes

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“When I step into batter’s box, the fans, the noise, the cheers, they all disappear. For that moment, the world is just a battle between me and the pitcher. And more than anything, I want to win.” ~ Mary W.

“Its supposed to be hard, if it wasn’t hard everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.”

 

“Softball is like love, first you learn the rules of the game, and then you forget the rules and play from your heart.”

“Progress always involves risk.. You can’t steal second without taking your foot off first.”

“Fresh cut grass, dragged dirt, ring of a bat, a diving catch, a blocked ball, sweating, bleeding and sliding into home. Not a bad way to spend a few hours.”

“Play for the name on the front of your jersey, not the name on the back.”

“It doesn’t sparkle but I guard this diamond with my life.”

“Friends don’t let friends play slow-pitch.”

“Bruised, bloody, broken, All for this sport, I’ll never hold back. I play it, live it and love it. Softball – my sport, my game, my life.”

“Strawberry’s always hurt less when the umpire calls you safe.”

“People always think kids’ sports are about fun. The kids have fun playing, but that’s not why they play. The real reason they play is to find out about who they are…It’s a vehicle for self-discovery.” -Paul Clements

A Ball Players Prayer by Hal Skinner

God grant me the wisdom,
to tell a strike from a ball,
to know where to throw,
and never to fall.

Keep me always in the base line,
running straight and true,
and I’ll look for your sign,
to stretch one into two.

God give me vision,
to see every pitch,
so if a player needs help,
then I will see which.

Let me always hustle,
so I’ll be at my best,
and take pride in myself,
in sports and the rest.

God be my strength,
when I throw the ball,
when I’m far from home plate,
or against a wall.

So I never miss a base,
please guide my feet,
bring me home safely,
so my job is complete.

When I help younger players,
let me always give praise,
so they’ll see you in me,
in all of my ways.

God please guide our coach,
to be fair and smart,
to teach us to be good,
let it come from his heart.

Let me take a loss,
just as well as a win,
to do any less,
is surely a sin.

As long as I can play,
let me make my parents proud,
as proud as I am,
when they yell my name out loud.

However my games end,
let me always have fun,
and if Heaven has All-Stars,
I want to be one.

When my games here are over,
and my seasons are done,
let me play on your team,
just like your son.

Amen

You know you’re a softball player when…

“At the end of the summer you have the infamous 5 inch tan knees that won’t go away till spring and by then you’ll have school ball”

“Your batting glove starts to smell like onions/corn dogs/and old people”

“Sunflower seeds and Gatoraid become their own personal food group.”

“Your drawers are filled with 4,857,295,256 softball T-shirts/Jerseys”

“The end of softball season is basically never.”

“Everyone on your team has known each other for years.”

“All your white clothing has some kind of brown tint to it.”

 

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