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Best Baseball Poems

Below are the all-time best Baseball poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of baseball poems written by PoetrySoup members


Baseball Card
And there you were - 
blue cap and jersey, white pants
bat held high above the shoulder
cocked and ready to swat one out
in that perfect stance...

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Categories: baseball, son,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Baseball in Heaven
A young boy that loved the game
Would always practice and never rest
Because he always wished someday 
To play with the very best

Dad and son played...

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Categories: angel, baseball, heaven,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Baseball
To see the game, you have to plan
It takes some time you see
This is for all the die-hard fans
You'll need a strategy

To stand in line...

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Categories: baseball, fun,
Form: Rhyme
One Man One Cap and a Baseball Bat
He was known as Joltin John
With his baseball bat and his cap upon

He played the game with vigour and speed
Many a supporter said he was...

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Categories: baseball,
Form: Couplet
Remember Me
Remember me...

A  fresh sweet scent

of  last gardenia

on yesterday's linen sheets

Remember me...

A cherry bud

in your backyard orchard

revealing  first pink shades

in once upon a...

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Categories: baseball, basketball, blue,
Form: Free verse



I AM
I am Tim
I am Tim
Tim I am
That Tim-I-am!
That Tim-I-am!

I do not like
that Tim-I-am!
Do you like
green eggs and ham?
I do not like them,
Tim-I-am.
I do not like
green...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The 50's
There was a time when I was young
To share an era that begun
From music to the fashion trend
TV shows and history
Fads and other mysteries
I saw...

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Categories: baseball, remember, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Another Time
Way back then when I was ten,
those were happy days:
Staying out till it got dark;
kickball was the craze!

Taking walks or riding bikes,
how we loved to...

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Categories: baseball, childhood,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Willow: A Fable
Timmy Tom Tuck was a young fellow with charm
who one summer stayed at his grandfather's farm.
He loved to eat ice cream and Grandma's baked goods
but...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, children, death, dream, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Out of the Park
It wasn't because he brought her flowers....
 It wasn't because he wined and dined her....
   She loved him because he spent hours on...

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Categories: baseball, father, son,
Form: Free verse
About Me - p.d.
    "TELL YOU ABOUT ME "
   
Born a full blown Libra to a scale of blind justice
My hair & eyes...

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Categories: baseball, life, lovecare, me, care, love, me,
Form: Narrative
Remember
Remember that time
Oh that smile
that beautiful smile
that little playful smirk
tugging at my shirt
waiting for me to ask you to dance
That little blue skirt
Cashmere sweater
Your cheeks,...

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Categories: baseball, love, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Way Back Then When I Was Ten
I was shot by Cupid's tainted dart
And puppy love awakened my sleeping heart
Tried to impress with exaggerated tales
Mark the box letters sent through the mail

Hunted...

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Categories: baseball, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
SMILE AT A MUSLIM
These are just a few words about reality,
as Muslims struggle each day with individuality.

What is a Muslim and from whence does he come?
Like you and...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, anti bullying, christian, discrimination, freedom, islamic,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Batter Up
From outfield judging eyes await your plight, 
though sweat and stupor feign to your ruin.
Now pull up your trousers, cinch your belt tight...
glaring down from...

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Categories: baseball, allegory, crush, endurance, passion, slam, sports,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Unconditional Love
Like the sun lights up the sky, 
a little girl when she was born 
stole her papa's heart. 

He became her nanny and cradled
her to...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, granddaughter, grandparents, love, sports,
Form: Free verse
While You Sleep
While you sleep I tell you all of the things I keep inside throughout day.
Now that you can hear but not listen I find them...

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Categories: baseball, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure, africa, age,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Dad's Last Ball Game
Being the shortest in my high school gym class
Attempts to play basketball brought no success
Broke my finger while trying to catch a pass
Leaping to take...

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Categories: baseball, father, sportsdad, basketball, dad, me, high
Form: Quatrain
Coach Dad--Collaboration with Tim Smith
Coach Dad

It is a magic time when a child ventures
Into the world, spreading wings,
Beginning the oft painful process
of moving from the nest to the sky.

And...

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Categories: baseball, children, growing up, life, parents,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Outfield Boy
The outfield boy stands waiting all alone,
playing the game that many children love.
From the pitcher’s mound, a ball has been thrown.
The outfield boy stands waiting...

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Categories: baseball, boy,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Depression
Fighting Depression
We’ll defeat this enemy
We’ll soar like eagles

Edward J. Ebbs - 09/27/14...

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Categories: baseball, depression,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Hourglass of Time
As I contemplate life
Through thick lenses glasses of the whiskey bottle
Is there life?
What is life, what is the lie, or even the truth?
Or is there...

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Categories: baseball, beautiful, childhood, christmas, new year,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Ballad of Goodie-Two-Shoes
My mother went to heaven on the day that I was born
My father raised me up before my mother he would join
He said, “Son, to...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member I am a Fat Oriole
I am a fat oriole from Baltimore
With baseball cap and baseball mitt
I became a star cause well I could really hit
Made my money, to build...

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Categories: baseball, funny, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Each Spring Takes Wing
The crocus first peers from beneath cold earth
Finding warm air and sunshine o’er the snow
Magnificent colors paint hearts with mirth
As in full swing lovers’ great...

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Categories: baseball, life, nature
Form: Quatrain