I only have one: whenever I hit a home run I make certain to touch all four bases.
When asked if he had any superstitions, as quoted in The Everything Kids' Baseball Book: Today's Superstars, Great Teams, Legends — and Tips on Playing (2006) by Greg Jacobs
What the hell has Hoover got to do with it? Besides, I had a better year than he did.Babe Ruth
To my little sick pal. I will try to knock you another homer, maybe two today.Babe Ruth
If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery. I have the same violent temper my father and older brother had. Both died of injuries from street fights in Baltimore, fights begun by flare-ups of their tempers.Babe Ruth
If I'd just tried for them dinky singles I could've batted around six hundred!Babe Ruth
I decided to pick out the greatest hitter to watch and study, and Jackson was good enough for me.Babe Ruth
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.Babe Ruth
I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump all the time.Babe Ruth
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.Babe Ruth
All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.Babe Ruth
I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun.Babe Ruth
I copied Jackson's style because I thought he was the greatest hitter I had ever seen, the greatest natural hitter I ever saw. He's the guy who made me a hitter.Babe Ruth
I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.Babe Ruth
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