Top Quotes from Brooks Robinson

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.

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.

Brooks Robinson

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.

Brooks Robinson

Fifty years from now I’ll be just three inches of type in a record book.

Brooks Robinson

If your not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.

Brooks Robinson

I’ll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can’t play games his whole life.

Brooks Robinson

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.

Brooks Robinson

If your’re not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.

Brooks Robinson

Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn’t disappear, unlike some earlier attempts.

Brooks Robinson