Top 10 Babe Ruth Quotes

Babe Ruth(February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), born  George Herman Ruth, was one of the greatest baseball players in history. During his 22 season baseball career, he played for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and the Boston Braves.

Here are the top ten most inspirational Babe Ruth quotes:


Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

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It’s hard to beat the person who never gives up.

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Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.

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Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

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Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading.


I swing big, with everything I’ve got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.


I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.

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Watch my dust.

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If you want to hit home runs, you’ve got to swing a lot.


Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.

Thank you Babe Ruth!

Interesting Facts:

  • He started playing in the major leagues at 19 years old as a pitcher.
  • His nicknames include The Sultan of Swat, the Home Run King, and Bambino.
  • He hit 714 home runs.
  • He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.

What are some of your favorite Babe Ruth quotes?


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