Bob Costas


Bob Costas Trivia


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    • Bob Costas: Were there better baseball players than Jackie Robinson? Yes. Were there more important baseball players than Jackie Robinson? Who?

    • Bob Costas: Baseball isn't brain surgery. I just make sure I'm not frivolous at the expense of the game.

    • Bob Costas: I loved Seaver, but you have to put Clemens ahead of him. He's on a short list of being one of the greatest of all time. In my lifetime, no one was better than Koufax at his best. I would pick Sandy for one game. But Clemens is ahead of Gibson and Seaver at their best.

    • Bob Costas: What's happened is that teams have latched onto the notion that Spring Training can be a big revenue producer.

    • Bob Costas: An understanding that it is now indisputable that an entire era in baseball was out of whack, distorted, to some extent inauthentic, and has be viewed almost separate from the rest of baseball history. And that, although baseball is, in fairness, making a belated but now concerted effort to deal with the problem . . . all you can do is try to diminish the use of performance-enhancing drugs, try to change the culture surrounding the sport so that people voluntarily decide they are not going to do it.