Top 25 Mound Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Mound Quotes from famous people such as Jake Arrieta, Clayton Kershaw, Goose Gossage, Max Scherzer, John Hickenlooper, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I repeat my delivery consistently. My balance is much i

I repeat my delivery consistently. My balance is much improved. And the mental and physical toughness Pilates requires to complete movements the correct way have directly helped me on the mound.
Jake Arrieta
It’s just Lord be with me… Winning and losing isn’t the most important thing. He’s not worried about the outcome of the game. He’s worried about how I reflect Him and how I’m pitching… I think every time you pitch and every time you go on the mound you have to understand that it’s for Him.
Clayton Kershaw
Hitters never showed me up, as hard as I threw. And I was pretty mean out on the mound.
Goose Gossage
I think every facet of running has its benefits towards a starting pitcher. I mean, you’re explosive off the mound and yet you’ve got to have endurance.
Max Scherzer
I loved baseball. I was a pitcher. I loved being on the mound because I also loved being at the center of the action, the cat and mouse battle with the batter on every pitch. You had to develop grit.
John Hickenlooper
In the White House, you can be on the pitcher’s mound or you can be in the catcher’s position. Put points on the board. Show people you can govern. Deliver on what you said you were going to deliver on.
Rahm Emanuel
When I’m out there on the mound, I’m fighting for my teammates, fighting for the ability to stay in the game for a long time. It’s war. I see the hitter – I think about what I want to do, but it’s a very quick process. Then I attack. It’s almost primal.
Matt Harvey
There’s very few pitching coaches that I worked with that actually came out on the mound and told me what I was doing wrong with the knuckleball. Because they just didn’t know. So I had to figure it out. I was on my own.
Phil Niekro
I really like Dontrelle Willis’ pitch; he’s animated on the mound and is fun to watch – he gets into the game emotionally.
Jennie Finch
I think there’s a quiet aggression that you need to have, that presence that you have on the mound, the poise, you know.
Gerrit Cole
People ask me what I do in my spare time, and I look at them blankly, truly believing that I don’t even have spare time, and if I did, I’d probably use it for something mundane, like chipping away at the mound of laundry rising to dangerous proportions in the back room.
Kim Harrison
My pitch count as a general rule was 135. And I knew how many pitches I had when I went to the mound for the last three innings.
Tom Seaver
The game can come down to one pitch. But when you’re actually out there on the mound and when you’re pitching, you can’t be worrying about the margin of error or whatnot. You have to go with your strengths and what you believe is the right pitch and keep executing pitches.
Max Scherzer
For me, it’s just going up on the mound and trying to get outs.
Masahiro Tanaka
Any time you can go out there and throw 12 pitches in any inning, you give your team some momentum coming in and get some confidence out on the mound.
Steve Clevenger
As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher’s mound. It was as if I’d been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.
Babe Ruth
If you’re trout fishing in the lochs of Scotland, your catch may end up like this: batter-crusted with that ubiquitous Scottish staple, oats; and served beside a generous mound of stovies, Scottish slang for stove-roasted potatoes.
Jonathan Miles
You’ve gotta feel at home when you’re on the mound.
Pat Connaughton
The Orioles’ Dick Hall comes off the mound like a drunk kangaroo on roller skates.
Joe Garagiola
You can’t go out to the mound hobbling and take a pitcher out with a cane.
Casey Stengel
I owe everything I have to them when I’m out there on the mound. But I owe the fans nothing and they owe me nothing when I am not pitching.
Christy Mathewson
There’s a lot of variables you can’t control in trying to win a game, but at the end of the day it does mean something to win a game in the big leagues and be on the mound.
Clayton Kershaw
There’s nothing like being a pitcher on the mound. You’re by yourself. Ever since I was a little kid watching Pedro Martinez do it, night in and night out. I’ve always loved it.
Pat Connaughton
We had almost like our own little sports complex at the house. The driveway was like the pitching mound. We used to play one-on-one street hockey right there. My dad wanted to make sure we were ready to have some fun, so he was always out grabbing sports equipment.
Travis Kelce
To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger, use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly half the distance to the mound.
Steve Carlton