Top 18 Ted Williams Quotes that will inspire you to win

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Theodore Samuel Williams was the full name of one of the American professional baseball player. He collected a lifetime batting average of .344 as an outfielder with the American League Boston Red Sox for 21 years. But he passed away on July 5, 2002, at the age of 84.

Moreover, he was the last player to hit .400 in Major League Baseball. He is such a fantastic person and never give up on anything. Here are his top 18 quotes that will motivate you.

Ted Williams on field
Ted Williams on field

“Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.”― Ted Williams

“Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.”― Ted Williams

“God gets you to the plate, but once you’re there, you on your own.”― Ted Williams

4th of 18 Ted Williams Quotes

“By the time you know what to do, you’re too old to do it.”― Ted Williams

“If you don’t think too good, don’t think too much.”― Ted Williams

“A man has to have goals – for a day, for a lifetime – and that was mine, to have people say, ‘There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.’”― Ted Williams

“There has always been a saying in baseball that you can’t make a hitter, but I think you can improve a hitter. More than you can improve a fielder. More mistakes are made hitting than in any other part of the game.”― Ted Williams

“I hope somebody hits .400 soon. Then people can start pestering that guy with questions about the last guy to hit .400.”― Ted Williams

Top 28 Quotes by Roger Clemens

“There’s only one way to become a hitter. Go up to the plate and get mad. Get mad at yourself and mad at the pitcher.”― Ted Williams

“If I was being paid thirty-thousand dollars a year, the very least I could do was hit .400.”― Ted Williams

“Hitting is the most important part of the game. It is where the big money is, where much of the status is, and the fan interest.”― Ted Williams

12th of 18 Ted Williams Quotes

“I’ve found that you don’t need to wear a necktie if you can hit.”― Ted Williams

“You have to hit the fastball to play in the big leagues.”― Ted Williams

“All managers are losers, they are the most expendable pieces of furniture on the face of the Earth.”― Ted Williams

“Baseball’s future? Bigger and bigger, better and better! No question about it, it’s the greatest game there is!”― Ted Williams

“Hitting is fifty percent above the shoulders.”― Ted Williams

“If there was ever a man born to be a hitter it was me.”― Ted Williams

“They invented the All-Star game for Willie Mays.”― Ted Williams

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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