May 16, 1988 | Larry Colton
Even though I had been a pitcher during my professional baseball career, when I was invited to play in an Equitable Old-Timers' game at Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium last summer, the fantasies I began to have were...
August 23, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Ernie Banks, former Chicago Cub star and determined positive thinker, asked by a reporter why the team is so "terrible" this season: "Did you hear that? I didn't hear anything. Put that question another way."
May 17, 1982 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Oscar Gamble, Yankee outfielder, at an off-day workout ordered by owner George Steinbrenner the morning after a 13-inning loss to the A's: "Ernie Banks is the only person who would have been happy to be here."
February 09, 1981 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame ballplayer, now a management trainee at a Chicago bank: "My ultimate dream is to have my own bank, maybe in Paris. I'd call it Banks' Bank on the Left Bank."
March 29, 1976 | Bill Christine
During one of the rare lulls in the 1975 World Series I turned to my neighbor in the Fenway Park press box, Stan Hochman of the Philadelphia Daily News, and asked what he thought his city's "most memorable moment" in...