Perhaps no game is more mental than baseball. While athleticism is certainly needed, the best players are those who believe in their abilities and execute on the field by using mind to think ahead.
Sports and affirmations are a natural combination. Athletes want to perform. The mental component - what some have called the inner game - are central to sports success.
Here are some affirmations for all you baseball and softball players out there! See the link to MP3 versions of some of these affirmations on the left menu.
- A great baseball player lives within me! Today that player takes the the field.
- I am a great baseball player! I am a great baseball player! I am a great baseball player!
- A great pitcher lives within me! Today that pitcher takes the mound.
- I am a great pitcher! I am a great pitcher! I am a great pitcher!
- When I'm on the mound I am relaxed and in complete control.
- When I bring my 'A' game I'm practically unhittable. I always bring my 'A' game!
- My fastball overpowers hitters.
- My curve ball baffles hitters.
- My change up fools one hitter after another.
- I visualize strike three. I throw strike three. I get strike three
- I am the best pitcher on this team and this year it shows on the field!
- I am the closer on this team. I always slam the door shut on our opponents!
- I can succeed with any of my pitches anywhere in the count!
- When my team needs a big hit, I always come through!
- A great hitter lives within me! Today that hitter shows up at home plate.
- I am a great hitter! I am a great hitter! I am a great hitter
- I am a great clutch hitter. I thrive on driving in the big runs!
- Game after game my batting average is rising!
- This year I am hitting the ball with more authority than ever before!
- When I'm at the plate I am relaxed and in complete control!
- I am the toughest out this pitcher will face all day!
- I am a great home run hitter!
- When I get on base I make things happen for my team!
- I am a great base stealer! I am a great base stealer! I am a great base stealer!
- I am a great catcher! I have a rocket arm built for throwing out runners!
- A great first baseman lives within me! Today that first baseman takes the field!
- I am a great second baseman! I am a great second baseman! I am a great second baseman and I get better and better each and every day!
- I am a great shortstop! I make tough double plays look like a breeze!
- I am great third baseman! Nothing gets between me and the foul line. My glove sucks balls up like a vacuum sweeper.
- A great left fielder lives within me! Today that left fielder takes the field!
- I am a great center fielder! I have the speed and the instincts to make amazing plays in the gaps!
- I am a great right fielder! My arm is strong and getting stronger. Runners better not run on me!
Keep swinging for the fences!
The Affirmation Spot
Ray Davis is the Founder of The Affirmation Spot and co-founder of 6 Sense Media. He’s been writing, recording, and using affirmations for 30 years. He's also the author of Anunnaki Awakening. He advocates for the potential of the human race. He's life-long history buff and holds a B.S. in History Education.