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May 26, 1958
Stan Musial, his 3000th hit in his-pocket, addressing a near-midnight crowd of grown-ups and youngsters who welcomed him at St. Louis' Union Station: "I've got a word for all the kids here"—and the crowd hushed expectantly—"Be in school tomorrow!"
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May 26, 1958

They Said It

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Stan Musial, his 3000th hit in his-pocket, addressing a near-midnight crowd of grown-ups and youngsters who welcomed him at St. Louis' Union Station: "I've got a word for all the kids here"—and the crowd hushed expectantly—"Be in school tomorrow!"

Danny Murtaugh, Pittsburgh Pirate manager, when asked why he charged unprovoked onto the diamond: "The game was being televised back to Chester, Pa. and I wanted my wife and kids to get a look at me."

Bob Mathias, returning from Europe: "We won most of the track events [at Melbourne], and we told ourselves that's what counts. Well, in 1960 we're not even going to win those. We've been standing still. The Russians have been concentrating on the events we've always dominated."

Sherry Wheeler, 17-year-old golfer, explaining her loss in the quarterfinals of Dallas' Southern Championship: "I kept thinking of that new song, Purple People Eater. That's all that was running through my mind. I deserved to lose."

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