I always like to pretend two things: one, I’m sitting in the seat beside you watching the game together. I’ll say, ‘Wasn’t that a great shot? Boy, it sure was.’ The other thing I do is pretend I’m talking to people who are non-sighted. I try to create a word picture. I get more mail from blind people thanking me.
Chick Hearn Quotes
Most people can't talk as fast as I do. I'm not proud of that. That's God-given.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||27th November, 1916|
|Death:||5th August, 2002|
Chick Hearn was an American sportscaster. Known primarily as the long time play by play announcer for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association, Hearn was remembered for his rapid fire, staccato broadcasting style, inventing colorful phrases such as slam dunk, air ball, and no harm, no foul that have become common basketball vernacular, and for broadcasting 3,338 consecutive Lakers games starting on November 21, 1965.
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