Quotations About Games
The number of shots taken by an opponent who is out of sight is equal to the square root of the sum of the number of curses heard plus the number of swishes.
The Art of Coarse Golf, 1975
Golf is a fascinating game. It has taken me nearly forty years to discover that I can't play it.
Golf - My Slice of Life, 1972
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.
Ball Four, 1970
Golf, like the measles, should be caught young, for, if postponed to riper years, the results may be serious.
A Mixed Threesome, 1922
You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you, too.
Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course - the distance between your ears.
If the NBA were on channel 5 and a bunch of frogs making love was on channel 4, I'd watch the frogs even if they were coming in fuzzy.
October is not only a beautiful month but marks the precious yet fleeting overlap of hockey, baseball, basketball, and football.
You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four.
Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.