Ernie Harwell is the formost authority on baseball in Detroit — if not the world. So when he has a strong opinon about the talents of a ball player it really means something.
In this short video clip, Ernie shares his thoughts on Al Kaline and declares him the best ball player he’s ever seen in a Tiger uniform. Keep in mind, Ernie never saw Cobb play, so the compliment is not limitless. But it certainly means a tremendous amount.