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Ernie Banks
January 31, 1931 -
Nationality: American
Category: Athlete
Subcategory: American Athlete

But it all comes down to friendship, treating people right.


Mr. Wrigley believed in this: Put all your eggs in one basket and watch the basket. They don't do that today. This is the old-fashioned way I'm talking about. He carried it on to his business. Do one thing and stay with it.


It's a great day for a ball game; let's play two!


Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.

    Topics: Friendship

The Cubs are due in sixty-two.


Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the moving and relocation business. I did that for 10 years, am still doing it. And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations.


The riches of the game are in the thrills, not the money.


The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.


I like my players to be married and in debt. That's the way you motivate them.


You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.


People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient.


Did you hear that? I didn't hear anything. Put that question another way.


When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes.


It would be a lot different for me because there is a lot of information that you need to know about as a player. How pitchers are pitching you, how defenses are playing, certain situations about certain pitchers.


Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all. The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.


I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that loyalty wins and it creates friendships. I saw it work for him in his business.


The Cubs are gonna shine in sixty-nine.


Work? I never worked a day in my life. I always loved what I was doing, had a passion for it.


It's a kind of philosophy of my own life, to create the energy enough to keep on going.


No, I think the pitching today has more depth.


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