Stan Musial, 37 and leading the major leagues last week with a batting average of .509: "Baseball is a game you can play as long as you still have two things—desire and the ability to concentrate. It's concentration that comes hardest. You have to give the pitcher your undivided attention every second. At the end of every game I'm beat."
Archie Moore, 41-and-up, after winning a decision over the German heavyweight champion, Willi Besmanoff, 25, last week: "I guess he thought I was an old man." BESMANOFF: "For an old man, this Moore hits like the devil."
Jack Gould, New York Times TV critic on Silky Sullivan's poor Derby: "[It] occasioned little surprise among experienced viewers. Television performers from California seldom show to best advantage in a live program."