Billy Martin once had four doubles in a game, but then
he ran out of liquor!
One official made so many bad calls, he was nicknamed,
One batter specialized in hit-and-run plays. His
problem was that he used his car!
Another player led his team in steals before he got
nabbed for burglary.
I used to collect bats, but I got rid of them when they
One pitcher, Joe Niekro, was called the Little Shaver.
That wasn't because he was short, but because of what he did to the
There once was a pitcher so bad, the crowd started
singing Take Him Out of The Ball Game!
One hit struck a chicken. Now that was a real "fowl
Will Pete Rose get into the Hall of Fame? Well, maybe
the Gambler's Hall of Fame or the Liar's Hall of Fame!
Once, when Bush was president, he went to a game
and they asked him if he wanted to throw out the First Pitch. He agreed
and tossed Laura out onto the field!
Mother Knows Best
You should not throw baseballs up when the ceiling fan is on. When using a
ceiling fan as a bat, you have to throw the ball up a few times before you
get a hit. A ceiling fan can hit a baseball a long way!
Yogi Berra it has to be said
developed a style of homespun humor all of his own. It's also worth
remembering that Yogi was a baseball legend with New York Yankees back in
the 1950's. And he still holds the record for winning the most World
Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical.
Think! How the hell are you gonna think and hit at the same time?
It's like déjà vu all over again.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Never answer an anonymous letter.
His wife Carmen asked Yogi where he would like to be buried, to
which he replied, "Surprise me!"
Clean, Funny and Amusing Baseball Jokes and Stories
Intro At Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater, Florida, on June 26th 1985,
organist Wilbur Snapp played "Three Blind Mice" following a call by umpire
Keith O'Connor. The umpire was not amused, and saw to it that Mr. Snapp was
ejected from the game.
Say It Again After being snubbed from the All-Star game by Boston manager Darrell
Johnson, Baltimore's Jim Palmer claimed he was misquoted for calling Johnson
'I did not call Johnson an idiot. Someone else did and I just agreed,'
Foul Play? Pirates manager Danny Murtaugh couldn't resist a jab at Dick Stuart. After the public address announcer warned fans that
"Anyone who interferes with the ball in play will be ejected from the
ballpark," Murtaugh replied, 'I hope Stuart doesn't think that means him.'
Ruth or DiMaggio? Bill walks into a bar with a dog.
The bartender says, 'You can't bring that dog in here.'
'You don't understand,' says Bill. 'This is no regular dog, he can talk.'
'Listen, pal,' says the bartender. 'If that dog can
talk, I'll give you a hundred bucks.' Bill puts the dog on a stool, and
asks him, 'What's on top of a house?' 'Roof!'
'Right. And what's on the outside of a tree?' 'Bark!'
'And who's the greatest baseball player of all time?' 'Ruth!'
'I guess you've heard enough,' says the
man. 'I'll take the hundred in twenties.'
The bartender is furious,
'Listen, pal,' he says, 'get out of here before I belt you.' As soon as
they're on the street, the dog turns to Bill and says, 'Bill, do you think I
should have said "DiMaggio"?'
Golf and Baseball
It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one
afternoon on the golf course: Babe Ruth
Fidel Castro was
once a star baseball player for the University of Havana, Cuba.
the minimum annual salary for a baseball player was $6,000, just a thousand
dollars more than it had been in 1947.
A regulation baseball has 108
The very first baseball game was played on 19th June 1845,
across the Hudson River in Hoboken, New York, USA.
In baseball, a "can
of corn" refers to a fly ball that is easy to catch.
attended the University of Colorado on a baseball scholarship.
1934, Babe Ruth paid a fan $20 dollars for the return of the baseball he hit
for his 700th career home run.
In an effort to sell more licensed
apparel, minor-league baseball teams were changing their names so often that
the sport's governing body now limits franchises to team name changes every
three years. Please note Premier League Soccer in the UK say Will and Guy.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, houses the largest collection
of baseball cards: 200,000.
The first perfect nine innings baseball game
was achieved by John Lee Richmond on 12th June 1880.
Funny Baseball Player's Names
Cecil Fielder and his son Prince Fielder. (True)
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Another Funny Baseball Joke
The Baseball Supporter
'I am a Yankees fan,' a first-grade teacher explains to her class. 'Who
likes the Yankees?'
Everyone raises a hand except one little girl. 'Janie,' the teacher says,
surprised. 'Why didn't you raise your hand?'
'I'm not a Yankees fan.'
'Well, if you are not a Yankees fan, then what team do you like?' 'The Red Sox,' Janie answers.
'Why in the world are you a Red Sox fan?' 'Because my mom and dad are
Red Sox fans.'
'That's no reason to be a Red Sox fan,' the teacher replies, annoyed.
'You don't always have to be just like your parents. What if your mom and
dad were morons? What would you be then?'
'A Yankees fan.'
Further Amusing and Fascinating Baseball Facts
In 1897, the Washington
Senators became the first baseball team ever to introduce "Ladies' Day."
Baseball star Babe Ruth was born George Herman Ruth. He played in 2503 games
and had a lifetime batting average of .342.
Mike Schmidt earned the first
$500,000 salary in baseball in 1977.
When the National League first
started in 1876, pitchers had to pitch underhand and the batter could
request a high or low pitch. Strikes only occurred if the batter swung and
In 1910 the cork centre was added to the official baseball.
Cal Ripken Jr., shortstop for the Baltimore Orioles, didn't miss a game in 16
The American Baseball League was formed in 1882. Giants baseball
catcher Roger Bresnahan introduced shin guards in 1907.
In 1885 the
baseball bat was allowed to have one flat side.
In 1876 an umpire was
allowed to asked spectators and players whether a catch had been fairly made
if he did not see it himself.
Previous to 1931, fly balls that
bounced over or through the outfield fence were considered home runs.
New York Yankees have won more World Series titles than any other team with
Barry Bonds holds the single-season home run record with 73.
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