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batter

«Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist.»
«A good base stealer should make the whole infield jumpy. Whether you steal or not, you're changing the rhythm of the game. If the pitcher is concerned about you, he isn't concentrating enough on the batter.»
«Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.»
Author: Ty Cobb | Keywords: batter, battering, batters, pitcher
«I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery.»
«One time I snuck a ball on with me and when I went to winding up, I threw one of them balls to first and one to second. I was so smooth I picked off both runners and fanned the batter without that ump or the other team even knowing it.»
«Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.»
«Out of defeat can come the best in human nature. As Christians face storms of adversity, they may rise with more beauty. They are like trees that grow on mountain ridges -- battered by winds, yet trees in which we find the strongest wood.»
«Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.»
Author: Euripides | About: God, Happiness | Keywords: batter, batters, brief, sails
«Batter my heart, three personed God; for you / As yet but knock, breathe, shine and seek to mend.»
«One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph»