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I knew he was out. I had called him safe. I knew it was a mistake, but I thought it was a correctable mistake. If that means eating crow, I'll take mine medium rare.

On reversing a call at second base

Al Clark
None None
Umpire

Use of the video replay is not an acceptable practice. Pulli was acting in good faith but made a mistake.

Commenting after NL Umpire Frank Pulli changed a call of home run to double after deferring to an instant replay

Len Coleman
None None
President
National League

Baseball history is dotted with the names of people who come out of the shadows and into prominence because it's just their time.

During the broadcast of Game 5 of the 1999 NLCS between the Mets and Braves.

10-17-99
Bob Costas
None None
Broadcaster
Contributed by: Robert Ford

It wasn't so bad, I met a lot of nice folks in the stands when I went to pick it up off the backstop.

On catching Phil Niekro's knuckleball.

Robert George "Bob" Uecker
None None
Catcher / Broadcaster

Baseball, it is said, is only a game.  True.  And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.  Not all holes, or games, are created equal.

George Will
None None
Author
Contributed by: Jonathan Chapman

It is ridiculous to pay ballplayers $2000 a year, especially when the $800 boys often do just as well.

In 1880
William A. Hulbert
None None
National League President
HOF 1995

Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

The highlight of my career? In '67 with St. Louis, I walked with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in an intersquad game in spring training.

Robert George "Bob" Uecker
None None
Catcher / Broadcaster

They can hollar at the uniform all they want, but when they hollar at the man wearing the uniform, they're in trouble.

Joe Brinkman
None None
Umpire

Anybody with ability can play in the big leagues. But to be able to trick people year in and year out the way I did, I think that was a much greater feat.

Robert George "Bob" Uecker
None None
Catcher / Broadcaster

Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it.

Robert Calvin "Cal" Hubbard
None None
Umpire
HOF 1976

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