Baseball is the only sport I know that when you're on offense, the other team controls the ball.
Ken Harrelson, Sports Illustrated, 6 September 1976
When you're in a slump, it's almost as if you look out at the field and it's one big glove.
Every hitter likes fastballs, just like everybody likes ice cream. But you don't like it when someone's stuffing it into you by the gallon. That's what it feels like when Nolan Ryan's thrown balls by you.