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Top 100 Softball Quotes & Sayings



Here is a list of top 100 Softball Quotes & Sayings.


Softball Quotes & Sayings


“Softball is for everyone. Fast-pitch is for athletes.”


“Take it one pitch at a time. Take it one day at a time.” – Amanda Scarborough


“Softball: Where good girls steal.”


“Softball is not for softies.”


“Some call them opponents, I call them victims.”


“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”


“It doesn’t sparkle but I guard this diamond with my life.”


“Sweat dries, blood clots, bones heal, suck it up princess. This is softball.”


“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.” –  Vince Lombardi


“In softball, it’s not how good you are, but how good you want to be.”


“When we’d play softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back.” – Woody Allen


“If ur dating a softball player raise your hands, If ur NOT raise ur standards.”


“When the game is over leave it on the field.”


“Anything worthy of your passion should be worthy of your preparation.” – Sue Enquist


“I make my weaknesses my strengths and my strengths stronger.” – Lisa Fernandez


“College softball each year reaches new levels of interest.” – Jennie Finch


“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference…”


“It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.”


“A winner is that person who gets up one more time then he was knocked down.”


“I never taught my girls to play golf; they all played softball.” – Nancy Lopez


“The pain won’t last forever, but the memories will.”


“If you don’t play fast-pitch, don’t say you play softball.”


“I played softball. I was on an all-star team. I traveled with the team. I loved it.” – Elizabeth Banks


“As teammates, we are always there for one another … everyone has everyone’s back.” – Whitney Barrett


“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden


“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vincent T. Lombardi


“Play every softball game like it is your last!”


“Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you from the playing game.”


“To give less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” – Steve Prefontaine


“It’s never too early to follow your dreams.”


“Softball is life with the volume turned up, how loud is your game, crank it up!”


“If what you did yesterday still looks big to you today, then you must not have done anything today.”


“Play for the name on the front of your jersey, not the name on the back.”


“Practice makes progress.”


“Don’t practice until you get it right, Practice until you can’t get it wrong.”


“Softball gives girls a chance to show the boys how it’s really done.”


“Faith. Love. Softball.”


“Softball goals are attained not by strength but by perseverance.”


“Look like a beauty, play like a beast.”


“Play the game you love, and love the game you play!”


“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy


“Forget the glass slippers, this princess wears cleats.”


“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”


“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” – John Wooden


“Be so good they can’t ignore you.”


“Hard is when it matters; when you’re tired is when it counts.”


“Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda


“Life’s a pitch.”


“Four bases, three strikes, two teams, one winner. It’s not just a game, but a way of life. Softball, this is my destiny.”


“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden


“I played softball for a few years growing up. Both my brothers played baseball.” – Maggie Lawson


“Play like you’re in first, train like you’re in second.”


“The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.” – Joe Paterno


“If you face a worthy opponent acknowledge their skills and show them yours.”


“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney


“To play against me you gotta have guts. To play against my team you gotta be nuts.”


“I grew up on the softball field. Every day I would take my glove and my bat with me.” – Yoenis Cespedes


“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” – John Wooden


“What I love about the game is that the game doesn’t know who is supposed to win.” – Sue Enquist


“The minute you start talking about what you’re going to do if you lose, you have lost.” – George Shultz


“There is no glory in practice but without practice, there can be no glory.”


“Discipline helps you finish a job, and finishing is what separates excellent work from average work.” – Pat Summitt


“When the source is a story. That’s a softball question.” – Michael Wolff


“The strongest players are not always the team that wins, but the players who don’t give up when they lose.”


“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


“In softball, the softball gods giveth and the softball gods taketh away, but that evens out over the season.” – Yvette Girouard


“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


“Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


“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


“This game is a game of inches. Sometimes they are going to go our way, and sometimes they aren’t.” – Ashley Hansen


“When we played softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back.” – Woody Allen


“SOFTBALL : My sport, my game, my life.”


“Passion is a prerequisite to winning.”


“Your softball goals should be out of reach but never out of sight.”


“One pitch can be the difference between a win and a loss, an error could be the difference.” – Lisa Fernandez


“The team with the best athletes doesn’t usually win. It’s the team with the athletes who play best together.” – Lisa Fernandez


“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


“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


“Softball is like love, first you learn the rules of the game, and then you forget the rules and play from your heart.”


“If I could make millions of dollars being a softball player, I would quit acting in a second.” – Danny Masterson


“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


“Softball isn’t a one-woman sport, there are 11 other girls who become your sisters. And don’t forget that you win as a team and lose as a team.”


“Although it is disappointing that softball was not reinstated into the Olympics, we are going to continue to keep growing the sport.” – Jennie Finch


“(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


“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 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.


“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


“I don’t know if there’s an actors’ slow-pitch softball league I could join. My agency has a team, but they say it would be a conflict of interest for the people they rep to play because I could hit a pop-up and they’d have to drop it on purpose.” – Miles Teller


“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


“I want my 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


“(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


“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


“Your body is not made to throw like we throw. That’s why you see softball pitchers pitching two or three games a day. It’s a natural movement in softball. In baseball, it’s not a natural movement.” – Jamie Moyer


“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


“A true champion is someone who wants to make a difference, who never gives up, and who gives everything she has no matter what the circumstances are. A true champion works hard and never loses sight of her dreams.” – Dot Richardson


“If you’re out there to look pretty then get off the field, it’s not about looking pretty it’s about sweat, practice, practice, practice, and then the slide into home that wins you the game.”


“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


“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 a 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.”


“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


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