Jim Bouton was a professional baseball player in the United States, but he is no longer with us. On March 8, 1939, he was born, but on July 10, 2019, he passed away. He pitched for the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots, Atlanta Braves, and Houston Astros in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Jim Bouton was also a best-selling author, sportscaster, actor, activist, and one of Big League Chew’s greatest creators, among other things. 26 of the famous quotes from him that will change your life are as follows. Do not fail to execute them.
“A ballplayer spends a good piece of his life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.”― Jim
“Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field? ”― Jim
“You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.”― Jim
“The day he is out of baseball will be the day he starts to think about what comes next. By then, it may be too late.”― Jim Bouton
“It never hurts to apologize, especially if you don’t mean it.”― Jim Bouton
“I can still remember Pete Rose, on the top step of the dugout screaming, “Fuck you, Shakespeare.”― Jim
“Sometimes the bedsheet is a Confederate flag. I wonder how the Negro players feel about them. The worst part is that these things are hung by kids. Why the hell couldn’t they let that stuff die with their grandfathers? These are not rebels who want something new. These are rebels who want to bring back the old. Doug”― Jim