Jack Brickhouse quotes

  • Any team can have a bad century.
    -- Jack Brickhouse

    #Team #Century

  • I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me.
    -- Jack Brickhouse

    #Sports #Dry #Firsts

  • 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.
    -- Jack Brickhouse

    #Games #White #Darkness

  • 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.
    -- Jack Brickhouse

    #Country #Roots #Mind

  • You want to come in and prove yourself early. Obviously, it is a responsibility being drafted that high to come in and play well and to make an impact. If not, youre going to get cut. So you have to come in, make the team, have an impact and do something special. And I feel that, obviously, internally. I feel an obligation to myself to do that but obviously the organization, the fans, this community. I mean, they dont want to see a first-round draft pick be a bust, so I feel I have to come in and hopefully make an impact early.

  • No I or individual is better than the team. I've scored no goals just on my own. Every goal I've ever scored has been because of someone else on my team, their excellence, their bravery. And I'm kind of the end product of a collection of a really good vibe, and feeling, and creativity on the field.

  • I want to help my team get to the playoffs, win, and run wild.

  • I have to continue to be a great leader and contribute in any way that I can, and get guys to follow suit. That's how you turn a team around.

  • At times I feel myself overtaken by an immense tenderness for these people around me who live in the same century.

  • This is the century of fear.

  • The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries.

  • So far as the mere imparting of information is concerned, no university has had any justification for existence since the popularization of printing in the fifteenth century.

  • Alvin Plantinga is arguably the greatest philosopher of the last century.

  • To kill a man will be considered as disgusting [in the twentieth century] as we in this day consider it disgusting to eat one.

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