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Softball Quotes

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  • The values learned on the playing field - how to set goals, endure, take criticism and risks, become team players, use our beliefs, stay healthy, and deal with stress - prepare us for life. Donna de Verona
  • I am now, and will always be me. But when it comes time to step out onto that field, me gets a little more dedicated, a little more serious, and nobody stands in my way. --Caitlin Sumpter, Catcher, Kansas
  • Softball player- a girl who, once steps onto the field, is transformed from daddy's-little-girl_into a fierce, unrelenting competitor who will stop at nothing in order to win a game. Characteristically_with dirt all across her face, ratted sweaty hair, bloody knees, and dirt stained socks and uniform. She's diligent hard worker who knows the real meaning of teamwork, spirit, and fearing nothing. Contradictorily she personifies all of this while she still wears cute, color coordinated hair ribbons and sleeve straps.
  • Play for the name on the front of your jersey, not the name on the back.
  • When we played softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back.- Woody Allen
  • Busting ours to kick yours
  • Some call them opponents, I call them victims
  • Take it one pitch at a time. Take it one day at at time. Amanda Scarborough
  • One of the most awesome things about sports, particularly team sports, is that everything you need to do to be successful on the playing field carries over directly into life._ In a team sport you have to learn how to work together, to set goals, and then work toward those goals in a productive way._ You learn to be responsible and you learn how to not only depend on others, but also be independent so you can support others. Sheila Cornell Douty
  • The game begins the moment you forget your playing. I dont want to play golf. When I hit a ball I want someone to go chace it.
  • It is, … kind of a softball atmosphere out there. – Lance Berkman
  • Softball is not for softies
  • It’s a game of making great pitches at the right time, being opportunistic by getting a run at the right time and playing good defense. -Mike Candrea, Team USA
  • (Like softball) Life will always throw you curves, just keep fouling them off, the right pitch will come and when it does be prepared to run the bases. Sara Ann Nielsen
  • We play this game (softball) with emotion and love._ Coach always says 'Emotionally, physically, mentally -- come to the field prepared.'_ Because if you don't bring that to the field, you're going to get beat. Laura Berg
  • Play every softball game like it is your last! - -J., softball player
  • When all the girls were getting all made up and getting into all that girl stuff in junior high I was out playing softball or touch football with the guys.
  • Every time you go out there, you want to be a little nervous, have a little bit of butterflies in your stomach and get the juices flowing. - -Taryne Mowatt, pitcher, Univ. of Arizona
  • Four bases, three strikes, two teams, one winner. It’s not just a game, but a way of life. Softball, this is my destiny.
  • (On being an underdog and coming from behind to win) What I love about the game is that the game doesn't know who is supposed to win. - -Sue Enquist, coach, UCLA
  • The minute you start talking about what you’re going to do if you lose, you have lost. – George Shultz
  • Don’t-cha wish your girlfriend could play like me
  • By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. - -Giselle C., shortstop, California
  • When the source is a story. That’s a softball question. – Michael Wolff
  • You spend your life gripping a softball, but in the end it was the other way around the whole time.
  • (On the College World Series) It’s not about the seedings, it’s not about the bats. It’s about these 18 young ladies on each team and how bad they want to win. - -Ralph Weekly, coach, Univ. of Tennessee
  • In softball . . . , the softball gods giveth and the softball gods taketh away, but that evens out over the season. - -Yvette Girouard, Coach, LSU
  • I'm not exceptionally fast or overly powerful._ But I have a good work ethic, and I make up for it by using technique and trying to be smarter. Dot Richardson
  • Now it’s mainly softball with some friends. – Josh Charles
  • I want my (softball) team to be more detached from the wins and losses and be more focused on doing the little things well. When you focus on getting the win, it can suffocate you, especially during the playoffs when the pressure gets thick. Sue Enquist
  • When the game is over leave it on the field.
  • There’s plenty of room at the top but no room to lie down
  • If you face a worthy opponent acknowledge their skills and show them yours.
  • There is no glory in practice but without practice there can be no glory.
  • Don’t let the name of softball fool you, be ready to play hardball.
  • I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You have to have one hand free to throw something back.
  • What I love about the game (softball) is that the game doesn't know who is supposed to win. Sue Enquist
  • You must sacrafice, train, and do everything possible to put yourself in a position to win. But if you consider second or third a failure, I feel sorry for you.
  • 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.
  • Your mom called. You left your game at home
  • Realize this: We aren't going to be perfect with our outcomes/results, in this game of failure we call softball. However, every time you are in a pressure situation it's a chance to prove that you're in the 'perfect' frame of mind. The 'success' and 'failure' comes from being in the right frame of mind and giving yourself a_chance to have success when the big moment comes; it doesn't always necessarily come with the outcome, despite what all eyes watching might think. Results will come once the frame of mind has been altered. Amanda Scarborough
  • As teammates, we are always there for one another … everyone has everyone’s back. -Whitney Barrett
  • If you never lose then you can never appreciate the victories.
  • If what you did yesterday still looks big to you today, then you must not have done anything today.
  • If ur dating a softball player raise ur hands, If ur NOT raise ur standards.
  • In softball, Good Girls Steal
  • This game is about the long run. LIFE is about the long run._Pick successes that can build your confidence_over time_and stay in the process. There is always light at the end of the tunnel, but you can't see the light if you fall into the trap of all the failures trying to pull you down. Amanda Scarborough
  • I make my weaknesses my strengths and my strengths stronger.
  • It's a game of making great pitches at the right time, being opportunistic by getting a run at the right time and playing good defense. - -Mike Candrea, coach, Team USA
  • Softball isn't a one woman sport, there's 11 other girls who become your sisters. And don't forget that you win as a team and lose as a team.
  • As teammates, we are always there for one another ... everyone has everyone’s back. --Whitney Barrett, infield, University of Nebraska
  • When all the girls were getting all made up and getting into all that girl stuff in junior high I was out playing softball or touch football with the guys. – Catherine Bell
  • Sometimes the only thing fair in life is a ball hit between first and third.
  • It’s not how good you are, it’s how bad you want it.
  • It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get back up. ~ Vince Lombardi
  • The softball gods giveth and the softball gods taketh away, but that evens out over the season. Yvette Girouard
  • It's not just any sport, it's not just throwing a ball, hitting and running._ I live with the cheering of my players while I'm up to bat. I live with the red stitches of the softball rubbing against my fingers when I snap my wrist and let it fly._ I live with mistakes every day in it, and I live learning them._ I live on the pitchers mound where I need complete confidence in my self._ I live with snapping my wrist to the catcher and getting the batter out, a perfect strike._ I live not only for my teammates, but for my self._ I live for fastpitch softball. K.M
  • It doesn't sparkle but I guard this diamond with my life.
  • It’s always about wanting to one-up myself from the day before. There’s never an absolute 100% perfect performance, but going out and striving for that perfect performance is what keeps me going.
  • Dream big and work hard. Play with passion and the sky is the limit. Fastpitch rocks! - -Jennie K., catcher, Arizona
  • Softball is like love, first you learn the rules of the game, and then you forget the rules and play from your heart.
  • If you can pitch it. I can hit it. If you can hit it. I can catch it. If I were you I’d turn around and go home.
  • A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time.
  • To play against me you gotta have guts. To play against my team you gotta be nuts.
  • I never lost a game I just ran out of time
  • We’re going to step on the field knowing that every team we’re going against is going to push their game to that whole new level that we probably hadn’t seen. ... We’ve just got to be ready to step up with them - -Crystl Bustos, third base, Team USA
  • Always want the ball. - -Brittany B., pitcher, Colorado
  • Everybody knows that pitching and defense win championships. It's all about defense. _It's that way in pretty much every sport. So if we can pitch and play defense we have a chance at a championship. _But you can also win quite a few games by hitting. Ehren Earleywine
  • (On dealing with a loss) We will live for tomorrow and come out tomorrow ready to play. - -John Rittman, coach, Stanford
  • Complete workout plans for individual player or players to take their game to the next level Bruised, bloody, broken, all for this sport. I’ll never hold back. I play it, love it and live it. Softball, my sport, my love, my life.
  • Softball is for everyone. Fast-pitch is for athletes.
  • We want a catcher not a back scratcher.
  • Play the ball; don’t let the ball play you.
  • If you always live with those who are lame, you will yourself learn to limp. – Anon.
  • It’s a game of making great pitches at the right time, being opportunistic by getting a run at the right time and playing good defense. – Mike Candrea
  • A winner is that person who gets up one more time then he was knocked down
  • The pain won’t last forever, but the memories will
  • I played Little League and in high school. I played more over the years whenever there was a pick-up game… usually softball. – Matthew Modine
  • Cinderella can have her glass slipper, this princess wears cleats. its more than a sport, more like a passion, red dirt and bruises, are in the fashion.
  • We have North Shore, Hawaii and Lost all there, so they have softball tournaments between the casts. It’s hilarious. – Josh Holloway
  • That's part of fast pitch softball, being able to move runners and execute the short game. _It's a very quick game. _Sixty feet, you bobble it once, and these kids are going to be safe. You have to play quick, but you can't be in a hurry. John Rittman
  • Sweat dries, blood clots, and bones heal. Suck it up Princess. This is softball.
  • It’s always about wanting to one-up myself from the day before. There’s never an absolute 100% perfect performance, but going out and striving for that perfect performance is what keeps me going. - -Cat Osterman, pitcher, Team USA
  • The team with the best athletes doesn't usually win._ It's the team with the athletes who play best together. Lisa Fernandez
  • Don’t think you’re to good to sit and root for your team, be a team player.
  • Go hard or go home
  • One pitch can be the difference between a win and a loss, an error could be the difference. Lisa Fernandez
  • There’s nothing soft about my Balls
  • It's not just any sport, it's not just throwing a ball, hitting and running. I live with the cheering of my players while I'm up to bat. I live with the red stitches of the softball rubbing against my fingers when I snap my wrist and let it fly. I live with mistakes every day in it, and I live learning them. I live on the pitchers mound where I need complete confidence in my self. I live with snapping my wrist to the catcher and getting the batter out, a perfect strike. I live not only for my teammates, but for my self. I live for fastpitch softball. - -K.M., pitcher
  • I make my weaknesses my strengths and my strengths stronger. - --Lisa Fernandez, pitcher, Team USA
  • I think that certain players are going to approach the game differently. I am more of a quiet person. I like to have more of a focused energy and internal energy whereas some people need to be bouncing off the walls to be ready for the game. - -Caitlin Lowe, outfielder, Univ. of Arizona
  • I dont want to play golf. When I hit a ball I want someone to go chace it.
  • When I am working it is up early and coffee and 15 hours of being on the set. When I am not working, it is up late and coffee, golf or softball and hopefully a ball game on the television. – Mackenzie Astin
  • When we played softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back.
  • Heart is the difference between those who attempt and those who achieve
  • We want a pitcher not a belly itcher
  • Play like you’re in first, train like you’re in second
  • I am a lefty, though I bat right-handed… When I was a kid I pitched, played first, outfield and shortstop as well.
  • Play the game you love, and love the game you play!
  • It doesn’t sparkle but I guard this diamond with my life.
  • There is no shame in my game.
  • Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
  • Its supposed to be hard, if it wasn’t hard everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.”
  • Softball has given me so much in life. It's taught me the kind of person I want to be, and given me a sweet sisterhood. It even led me to my husband. Jennie Finch
  • This game (softball) is a game of inches. Sometimes they are going to go our way, and sometimes they aren't. Ashley Hansen
  • Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory. ~ Arthur Ashe
  • It's (softball is) a game of making great pitches at the right time, being opportunistic by getting a run at the right time and playing good defense. Mike Candrea
  • Clint Eastwood’s a good friend, too – he and I used to play in softball games together. – Lee Majors
  • Sweat dries, blood clots, bones heal, suck it up princess. This is softball.
  • I am now, and will always be me. But when it comes time to step out onto that field, me gets a little more dedicated, a little more serious, and nobody stands in my way. Caitlin Sumpter
  • The game begins the moment you forget your playing.
  • I’m so good your mom cheers for me
  • Try not to get lost in comparing yourself to others. Discover your gifts and let them shine! Softball is amazing that way as a sport. Everyone on the field has a slightly different ability that makes them perfect for their position. Jennie Finch
  • It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations, as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature, and quenched the spirit of immortality, which is his portion.—Southey.
  • My responsibility for my team is to make them play for the team on the front of the jersey not the back.
  • Softball: Where good girls steal
  • (In softball) Go hard every play. You don't want to leave anything behind and regret it years down the road that you didn't give it all when you could have. Ashley DeBuhr
  • There is a way to play this game (softball) physically, but it's the mental part that's going to separate gold from silver and silver from bronze. Lisa Fernandez
  • One team one dream.
  • Discipline yourself so no one has to
  • The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. ~ Joe Paterno
  • 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., second base, California
  • Once in a while, I played second base; once in a while, outfield. But those were just pickup games and softball leagues. So when I bought the Yankees, I tried to stay one pace ahead of the players. – George Steinbrener