Pitching Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old pitching quotes, pitching sayings, and pitching proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Pitching is the art of instilling fear.     

Sandy Koufax

Starting pitching will either lead you to the White House or the out house.     

Don Cooper

You know you're pitching well when the batters look as bad as you do at the plate.     

Duke Snider

It's pitching, hitting and defense that wins. Any two can win. All three make you unbeatable.     

Joe Garagiola

Pitching was about fooling people, manipulating them, making them believe in something that ultimately wasn't there. Great pitching was great lying.     

Linda Ellerbee

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.     

Warren Spahn

Pitching keeps you in the games. Home runs win the game.     

Earl Weaver

Pitching always beats batting and vice-versa.     

Yogi Berra

Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world.     

George Herman

Try pitching a story of happiness to your editors and their toes are going to curl up.     

Jim Crace

Put the right pitching mechanics together with good health, and there's nothing surprising about lasting a long time.     

Nolan Ryan

When you're pitching, you always have to make continual improvements. You always have to better yourself throughout your career.     

Brad Lidge

Pitching is what you have best on the day you work, and if you cant get your fastball over the plate, then maybe you can win with your curve.     

Tom Seaver

Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.     

Ferguson Jenkins

Throwing young people on the scrap heap is a public health emergency.     

Michael Marmot

Throwing yourself into a job you enjoy is one of the life's greatest pleasures!     

Richard Branson

Stop throwing away days, weeks, months, and years by simply day-dreaming about what you wish your life would be.     

Steve Maraboli