18 quotes found by Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
Sports  Whether  Feeling  # 3031
Hank Aaron
The thing I like about baseball is that it's one-on-one. You stand up there alone, and if you make a mistake, it's your mistake. If you hit a home run, it's your home run.
home  alone  run  # 3032
Hank Aaron
It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.
Three  Baseball  Course  # 3033
Hank Aaron
Failure is a part of success.
success  failure  # 3034
Hank Aaron
I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.
home  Black  Kid  # 3035
Hank Aaron
I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That's when you've got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing's a joke to me. I don't feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face.
smile  Face  Walk  # 3036
Hank Aaron
Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is 80% of being a successful hitter. The other 20% is just execution.
Successful  Throw  Execution  # 3037
Hank Aaron
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Sports  home  Win  # 3038
Hank Aaron
I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you're inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you've never seen before. If they do, I'm still looking for it.
life  Looking  Seen  # 3039
Hank Aaron
The pitcher has got only a ball. I've got a bat. So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let the fellow with the ball do the fretting.
Ball  Fellow  Weapons  # 3040
Hank Aaron
I don't feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.
work  Sports  Unless  # 3041
Hank Aaron
You can only milk a cow so long, then you're left holding the pail.
Left  Holding  Milk  # 3042
Hank Aaron
I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn't throw it past me, none of them.
time  past  Career  # 3043
Hank Aaron
On the field, blacks have been able to be super giants. But, once our playing days are over, this is the end of it and we go back to the back of the bus again.
Once  Again  Days  # 3044
Hank Aaron
I never thought we'd ever have a black president. President Obama has done such a tremendous job... He just has been unable to get what he needs to be moved at the level it should be moved.
Black  President  needs  # 3045
Hank Aaron
Didn't come up here to read. Came up here to hit.
Here  read  Came  # 3046