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Thursday, September 17, 2009
Here's Some Baseball Thoughts And Quotes For Youth Baseball Coaches And Players
By Chip Lemin
Here are baseball thoughts and some quotes that I thought all you youth baseball coaches would appreciate. There are far too many hot dog players and coaches in youth baseball today. I believe we must honor 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 behave like mature adults and remember we don't have a team full of future professional baseball players even though others may think otherwise.
Everyone on the team must be willing to trade sweat, effort, and sacrifice for success. When looking at yourself as a player, the critical. There are too many egotists among players today. Egotism is the anesthetic which deadens the pain of stupidity.
Success is costly. You must exchange something solid in yourself for success.
Concentrate on improving your weaknesses. It is more obvious than your strong points.
No player ever becomes a success by giving up. Keep trying.
If your coach criticizes you, it indicates that he is watching you, so appreciate that.
Never alibi. Excuses never win games.
Be confident. Say to yourself, I can I will, I must.
Be a good team player. Encourage your teammates and cooperate with them. They in turn will do the same.
Don't yell at the officials or umpires. They are seldom responsible for your success so don't blame them for your failure.
Your conduct, both on the field and off the field of, is a true test of you as an individual. It reflects your degree of dependability, responsibility, and the extent of your self sacrifice.
Here are some anonymous quotes...
If what you did yesterday still looks big to you, you haven't done much today.
The coach may not always be right, but he's always the coach.
When I won I thought I was lucky, but the harder I work, the luckier I got.
Every athlete has problems, the winners handle theirs.
The player who refuses to be beaten is tough to beat.
Not always a winner but never a loser.
If you know anyone who has always received a fair deal, get a witness- you're seeing a miracle.
Repetition is the mother of education.
I will get ready and perhaps my chance will come.
Enthusiasm is like a coat of paint- it covers up a lot of mistakes.
Little things make big things.
The surest way not to fail is be determined enough to succeed.
The player who does what he pleases is seldom pleased with what he does.
When a winner makes a mistake, he says I was wrong. One loser makes a mistake, he says, it was not my fault.
Hustle! You cannot survive without.
Enthusiasm and action will overcome fear.
The greatest key to success is a good attitude.
If You Think You are good, then why not be better. If you'd think you are better, then 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 pertains to more than just baseball.
You can never get ahead of someone as long as you are trying to get even with them.
Thanks for your time, I hope these quotes, the ones without quotation marks around them, will help you get through this long winter waiting for baseball season start.
Thanks again, Coach Chip
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