Tom Verducci quotes

  • My responsibility is to get the story right. I can't predict or be concerned with the consequences.
    -- Tom Verducci

    #Responsibility #Stories #Concerned

  • Researchers measure that the average major-league pitcher puts 40 pounds of pressure on his shoulder by cocking and releasing the baseball. Curious how much more the body could take, those same researchers tested cadavers. The shoulder broke apart at just beyond 40 pounds.
    -- Tom Verducci

    #Baseball #Average #League

  • Why? Why should the bond between a people and their baseball team be so intense? Fenway Park is a part of it, offering a physical continuum to the bond, not only because Papi can stand in the same batter's box as Teddy Ballgame, but also because a son might sit in the same wooden-slat seat as his father.
    -- Tom Verducci

    #Baseball #Father #Team

  • I'm still the kid who grew up with ink on his hands from delivering newspapers.
    -- Tom Verducci

    #Kids #Hands #Ink

  • Anytime you do a story that has an impact beyond that day's headlines and in what I regard as a very positive direction there has to be a certain amount of pride.
    -- Tom Verducci

    #Pride #Impact #Stories

  • I just want the viewer to have a very informative and entertaining listen. I want them to feel like they've pulled up a chair right next to us. I hope to bring to the telecast what I call 'buddy information' - where you hear something and maybe the next day you say to your buddy, 'Hey, I heard something about this player or this team,' and they pass it on by word of mouth.
    -- Tom Verducci

    #Team #Player #Next Day

  • A tremendous social responsibility comes with being a successful public performer.

  • Sometimes children do forget their filial responsibilities.

  • The perennial architectural debate has always been, and will continue to be, about art versus use, visions versus pragmatism, aesthetics versus social responsibility. In the end, these unavoidable conflicts provide architecture's essential and productive tensions; the tragedy is that so little of it rises above the level imposed by compromise, and that this is the only work most of us see and know.

  • All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.

  • Recruiting Station was a story that came as the result of many anxious awakenings during many nights.

  • I love love stories, no matter how dark.

  • People become concerned with being more humble than other people.

  • There's a lot to be concerned about; there's more to be hopeful for.

  • The more guitars we have onstage the better, as I'm concerned.

  • As far as I'm concerned, 'whom' is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler.

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