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Ernie Banks Quotes & Quotations
Ernie Banks
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    After three years in banking, I went into the insurance business. Equitable Life Insurance. I spent two years selling life insurance. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    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. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    But it all comes down to friendship, treating people right. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    Did you hear that? I didn't hear anything. Put that question another way. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    During my time, there might have been one pitcher or two that were top pitchers on a team. Teams that won maybe had three, but today they have a lot of depth. They have a lot of long relievers, short relievers, and the strategy is different. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    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. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    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. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    It's a great day for a ball game; let's play two! Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    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. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    No, I think the pitching today has more depth. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
  • 12
    The Cubs are due in sixty-two. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    The riches of the game are in the thrills, not the money. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    Work? I never worked a day in my life. I always loved what I was doing, had a passion for it. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks
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    You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace. Ernie-BanksErnie Banks