” As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody’s day. “


” I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate – and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life – is the loneliness on the road. “


” It’s a great time of the year… if you can stand it. “


” You can almost taste the pressure now. “


” If I can get a story about a player, I would give you a ship load of numbers, batting averages and all just for that one precious story. That’s the kind of thing that I love to do. “


” I’ve told several writers this, and, again, I get back to it, but if you want to make God smile, tell him your plans. “


” The game is just one long conversation, and I’m anticipating that, and I will say things like ‘Did you know that?’ or ‘You’re probably wondering why.’ I’m really just conversing rather than just doing play-by-play. I never thought of myself as having a style. I don’t use key words. And the best thing I do? I shut up. “


” One of my favorite expressions ever uttered by a player is Roy Campanella’s line about how, in order to be a major-league player, you have to have a lot of little boy in you. “


” On radio, you’re in your own little world. Every time I’d be doing a possible no-hitter – I think I’ve done something like 25 no-hitters and a couple of perfect games – I would always put the date on the tape. Not for me, but for the player, so that 25 or 30 years later when he’s playing it for his kids or grandkids, you have that date. “


” I think when I first started, I tried to make believe I was in the ballpark, sitting next to somebody and just talking. And if you go to a ballgame, and you sit there, you’re not going to talk pitches for three hours. “



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As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody
I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.


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You can almost taste the pressure now.
If I can get a story about a player, I would give you a ship load of numbers, batting averages and all just for that one precious story. That
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The game is just one long conversation, and I
One of my favorite expressions ever uttered by a player is Roy Campanella
On radio, you
I think when I first started, I tried to make believe I was in the ballpark, sitting next to somebody and just talking. And if you go to a ballgame, and you sit there, you
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