Brooks Robinson Best Quotes

Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. is an American former professional baseball player. He played his entire 23-year major league career for the Baltimore Orioles. He batted and threw right-handed, in spite of the fact he was a natural left-hander. Enjoy Brooks Robinson’s best quotes below.

Brooks Robinson
“It’s a pretty sure thing that the player’s bat is what speaks loudest when it’s contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word.”
“I’m a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday. To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.”
“Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model. People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.”
“Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn’t disappear, unlike some earlier attempts.”
“If your’re not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.”
“I’ll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can’t play games his whole life.”
“Fifty years from now I’ll be just three inches of type in a record book.”
“If your not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.”
“I’ve always said when I broke in I was an average player. I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat. I am still average in all of those.”

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