Jerry Coleman Quotes #1
Former Padres announcer Jerry Coleman had some great quotes!
"I've made a couple of mistakes I'd like to do over."
"It's a cold night out tonight. The Padres better warm up real good because it's stiff out there."
"Hrabosky looks fierce in that Fu Manchu haircut."
"Enos Cabell started out here with the Astros, And before that he was with the Orioles."
"Benedict may not be as hurt as he really is."
"We started with 53,000 people. Half are gone, but surprisingly, most are still here!" (thanks to Tim Garcia)
"The big ballpark can do it all!"
"A day without newspapers is like walking around without your pants on."
"McCovey swings and misses, and it's fouled back."
"Hi folks, I'm Gerry Gross!"
"There's a deep fly ball... Winfield goes back, back... his head hits the wall ... it's rolling towards second base."
"If Pete Rose brings the Reds in first, they ought to bronze him and put him in cement."
"It's off the leg and into the left field of Doug Rader."
"It's a base hit on the error by Roberts."
"Right now Andy Larkin is pitching just like young Andy Larkin."
"Thomas is racing for it, but McCovey is there and can't get his glove to it. That play shows the inexperience, not on Thomas' part, but on the part of Willie McC ... well, not on McCovey's part either."
"Grubb goes back, back... He's under the warning track and makes the play."
"Bob Davis has his hair differently this year, short with curls like Randy Jones wears. I think you call it a Frisbee."
At Royals Stadium: "The sky is so clear today you can see all the way to Missouri"
"They throw Winfield out at second, but he's safe."
"They've taken the foot off Johnny Grubb. Uh, they've taken the shoe off Johnny Grubb."
"Jesus Alou is in the on-deck circus."
"From the way Denny's shaking his head, he's either got an injured shoulder or a gnat in his eye."
"Ozzie makes a leaping, diving stop, shovels to Fernando and everybody drops everything."
"There is someone warming up in the Giants' bullpen, but he's obscured by his number."
"Johnny Grubb slides into second with a standup double."
"Turner pulls into second with a sun-blown double."
"Edwards missed getting Stearns at third base by an eyeball."
"All the Padres need is a fly ball in the air."
"Davis fouls out to third in fair territory."
"There's a shot up the alley. Oh, it's just foul."
"The new Haitian baseball can't weigh more than four ounces or less than five."
Upon hearing Glenn Beckert's planned retirement: "Well, I hope before Glenn goes, he'll come up here so we can give him a big hug and a kiss, because that's the kind of guy he is."
"And it's a long drive down the line to centerfield."
"That's the fourth extra base hit for the Padres - two doubles and a triple."
"Houston has its largest crowd of the night here this evening."
"Montreal leads Atlanta by three, 5-1."
"Last night's homer was Willie Stargell's 399th career home run, leaving him one shy of 500."
"The first pitch to Tucker Ashford is grounded into left field. No, wait a minute. It's ball one. Low and outside."
"That's Hendrick's 19th home run. One more and he reaches double figures."
"Well, it looks like the all-star balloting is about over, especially in the National and American Leagues."