I can’t think of anyone around my age who doesn’t laugh when you quote The Sandlot. The story of a young baseball team enjoying the greatest summer of their lives is one of the best sports movies of all time. It’s a story about being a kid, being part of a team and as we grow older, it’s about remembering your childhood. If the idea of enjoying The Sandlot & The Mighty Ducks back to back doesn’t make you smile then this list probably isn’t for you.
THE TOP 10 SANDLOT QUOTES
10. MR. MERTLE
“Baseball was life…”
“Hurry up, batter. This better be a short game, I gotta get home for lunch.”
“You play ball like a girl!”
“Low and outside… Just like I like it.”
“The kid is an L7 weenie!”
5. BENNY ‘THE JET’ RODRIGUEZ
“Just stand out there and stick your glove out in the air. I’ll take care of it.”
“You call that pitching? This is baseball! Not tennis!”
3. THE BABE
“Remember kid, there’s heroes and there’s legends. Heroes get remembered but legends never die, follow your heart kid, and you’ll never go wrong.”
“For-ev-ER… For-ev-ER… For-ev-ER”
And the winner is…
“You’re Killing Me Smalls!