Quotations by Ernie Harwell

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Born: Friday, January 25, 1918
Profession: Celebrity
Nationality: American

A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout. That's baseball.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Baseball, Man, Old)

Also I'm a part of the people that I've worked with in baseball that have been so great to me, Mr. Earl Mann of Atlanta, who gave me my first baseball broadcasting job.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: People, Baseball, First, Job)

Baseball is a lot like life. It's a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Life, Baseball, Day, Existence)

Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Business, Religion, American, Baseball, Spirit)

But most of all, I'm a part of you people out there who have listened to me, because especially you people in Michigan, you Tiger fans, you've given me so much warmth, so much affection and so much love.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Love, People, Affection, Fans)

God blessed me by putting me here for thirty-one years at Michigan and Trumbull.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: God, Years)

I love what I do. If I had my time over again, I'd probably do it for nothing.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Love, Time, Nothing)

I praise the Lord here today. I know that all my talent and all my ability comes from him, and without him I'm nothing and I thank him for his great blessing.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Talent, Ability, Nothing, Praise, Today)

I think I owe thanks to the people who have listened to me over the years, who tuned in on the radio. They have given me a warmth and loyalty that I've never been able to repay. The way they have reached out to me has certainly been the highlight of my life.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Life, People, Loyalty, Years)

I'd like to be remembered as someone who showed up for the job. I consider myself a worker.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Job)

I've been lucky to broadcast some great events and to broadcast the exploits of some great players.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Events)

If I walked back into the booth in the year 2025, I don't think it would have changed much. I think baseball would be played and managed pretty much the same as it is today. It's a great survivor.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Baseball, Pretty, Today)

That other saying, I'm a part of all that I have met, I think that would have to begin with my wonderful parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five years old I was tongue tied.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Old, Parents, Saying, Tongue, Years)

When I went to Brooklyn in 1948 Jackie Robinson was at the height of his brilliant career.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Career)

With the Giants I broadcast the debut of Hall of Famer Willie Mays.
- Ernie Harwell
(Keywords: Giants)

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