Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Digging In to Bunt and Opening Day

A Hot Dog at the ballpark beats Roast Beef at the Ritz -- Humphrey Bogart

The baseball mania has run its course. It has no future as a professional endeavor. — Cincinnati Gazette editorial, 1879

 If a horse won't eat it, I don't want to play on it. — Dick Allen

A Baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings -- Earl Wilson 

The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until the ball stops rolling and then to pick it up. — Bob Uecker

  When you start the game, they don't say "Work ball!" They say "Play ball!" — Willie Stargell

Baseball is like a poker game. No one wants to quit when they're behind, and no one wants you to quit when you're ahead. -- Jackie Robinson

 There ain't much to being a ballplayer, if you're a ballplayer. — Honus Wagner


  1. It annoys me to see "Mascot, Atlanta Braves" on a mascots card..
    I think they did the same with the Jays mascot, Ace.

  2. The Bunt base cards are my favorite cards from Topps this year.

  3. HOT DOG!!!!!!!!! Ripken is gorgeous!