Pete's Baseball Quotes


Russ Hodges, calling Bobby Thompson's HR
Branca throws. There's a long's gonna be....I believe....The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!....I don't believe it. I don't believe it. I will not believe it.

Ralph Kiner, Mets broadcaster during a Montreal game:
Down the left-field and right-field lines, it's 99 liters, whatever that means.

Ralph Kiner:
Lance Johnson has a chance to do something that's never been done. He can lead the American League in hits. And he has already done that.

Dave Letterman, interviewing David Cone:
Would you ever consider throwing a game just to avoid being on "Kiner's Corner?"

Jerry Coleman, Yankee sportscaster:
There's a fly to deep center field. Winfield is going back, back. He hits his head against the wall. It's rolling toward second base."

Lon Simmons:
I don't mind hate mail, but when a letter comes to the station addressed "Jerk, KSFO, San Francisco," and I get it, then I start to worry.

Lindsey Nelson:
If the World Series runs until election day, the networks will run the first one-half inning and project the winner.

Lindsey Nelson, as Jerry Reuss was seven outs away from a no-hitter:
Right now there are two very nervous people in the park: the pitcher and the official scorekeeper.

Pete's Baseball Quotes