This is baseball thoughts and some quotes that I thought all you youth baseball coaches would like to thank. There are too many players sausage and coaches youth baseball today. I think we have to respect the game baseball by example. Most of it is just common sense and courtesy. I’m not giving you any secret formula to success. Let’s act like mature adults and remember that we do not have a team full of future professional baseball players although others think otherwise.
Everyone on the team must be willing to trade sweat, effort and sacrifice to succeed. When you look at yourself as a player, important. There are too many egotists among today’s players. Selfishness is the anesthetic that deadens the pain of stupidity.
Success is expensive. You must exchange something solid in yourself to succeed.
Concentrate on improving your weaknesses. It is more prominent than your strong points.
No player will ever successful by giving up. Keep trying.
the coach criticizes you, it shows that he is watching you, so appreciate it.
never alibi. Excuses never win games.
Be safe. Say to yourself, I can, I must.
Be a good team player. Encourage your teammates and work with them. They in turn will do the same.
do not yell at officials or band. They are rarely responsible for your success so do not blame them for the failure.
Your conduct, both on the field and off the field, which is a true test of you as an individual. It reflects your degree of reliability, responsibility and the extent of self-gift.
Here are some anonymous quotations …
if what you did yesterday still looks big to you, you haven ‘t done much today.
coach can not always be right, but he is always the coach.
When I won I thought I was lucky, but the harder I work, the luckier I got.
Every athlete has a problem, winners handle theirs.
Anyone who refuses to be beaten is hard to beat.
not always a winner but never a loser.
If you know anyone who has ever received a fair deal, get witness- you are seeing miracles.
Repetition is the mother of learning.
I want to get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
Enthusiasm is like a coat paint- it covers a lot of mistakes.
Little things make big things.
surest way to fail is to determine enough to succeed.
He who does what he pleases is rarely satisfied with what he does.
When a winner makes a mistake, he said I was wrong. One loser makes a mistake, he says, it was not my fault.
Hustle! You can not live without.
zeal and action will overcome fear.
greatest key to success is a good attitude.
If you think you are good, then why not be better. If you want to think you’re better, then, to be the best.
Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
It takes a cool head to win a hot game.
I will leave you with this, it became more than just baseball.
You can never get ahead of someone as long as you’re trying to get even with them.
Thanks for your time, I hope these quotes, they without quotes around them, will help you get through this long winter wait for baseball season start.
Thanks again, Coach Chip