John Holland, Los Angeles city councilman, after National League President Warren Giles issued vote-for-Chavez-Ravine-or-lose-the-Dodgers ultimatum: "The last desperate threat of a frightened group of greedy men."
Gussie Moran, who wore lace panties at Wimbledon, learning that Wimbledon has banned Karol Fageros' gold lam� panties this year: "It's like taking away Carry Nation's hatchet, plucking out Pocahontas' feather, bursting Sally Rand's bubble and cutting Lady Godiva's hair."
Clayton Stapleton, new football coach at Iowa State, gallantly weighing his light squad and heavy schedule, including Oklahoma: "There's no question about it. I rate coaching more important than material."
Birdie Tebbetts, Cincinnati manager, replying to the bull-like bellows of Fred Haney after two Braves were dusted in a single inning: "No manager tells his pitchers to throw at a hitter, but this is no tennis match. Anyone who rolls over and plays dead consigns himself to last place."