Ty Cobb Quotes

I may have been fierce, but never low or underhand... view

By: Ty Cobb

I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly... view

By: Ty Cobb

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest... view

By: Ty Cobb

Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life... view

By: Ty Cobb

Don't come home a failure... view

By: Ty Cobb

Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher... view

By: Ty Cobb

I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor... view

By: Ty Cobb

I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery... view

By: Ty Cobb

Speed is a great asset.. view

By: Ty Cobb

I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me... but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch... view

By: Ty Cobb

To get along with me, don't increase my tension... view

By: Ty Cobb

When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch... view

By: Ty Cobb

The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams, I can't understand how he can be so stupid not to accept the challenge to him and hit to left field... view

By: Ty Cobb

The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it... view

By: Ty Cobb

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves... view

By: Ty Cobb

The crowd makes the ballgame... view

By: Ty Cobb

The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault... view

By: Ty Cobb