"Any team can have a bad century."
"Forbes Field at this moment (Game Seven - 1960 World Series) is an outdoor insane asylum"
"If he (Ken Burns) treats this (a Lewis & Clark film) as badly as his Baseball film, they'll wind up in Miami!"
"I imagine myself as the broadcaster for a Cubs-White Sox World Series, a Series that would last seven games, with the final game going extra innings before being suspended because of darkness at Wrigley Field."
"I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me. I like the 'let's forget our troubles and have some excitement' approach. I'm convinced you can combine this with reporting integrity and accuracy."
"I've always tried to keep in mind that I'm in grass-roots country and I'm grass-roots-born and -reared. I don't use the so-called 'sophisticated approach' to broadcasting that is used in other parts of the country."
"There was never any question about his (Enos Slaughter) courage. He proved it by getting married four times."
"Whoo, boy! Next time around, bring me back my stomach!"