Jocko Conlon, National League umpire, agonizing over
the loose use of the word bum as addressed to umpires in San Francisco's Seals
Stadium: "In my book a bum is a shiftless, seedy, no-good, nonworking-bum.
I'm a man with a respectable job, a fine family, two lovely children. What's
this bum business?"
Dwight Eisenhower, on the proposed move to the Midwest
of the Washington Senators: "I am practically certain this city would
demand that they stay.... But I think they should have a little bit better
Shane MacCarthy, chairman of the President's Council
on Youth Fitness, as " Joe Palooka" was named Youth Fitness Ambassador:
"We are confident that the addition of Joe as a member of the Fitness team
will reach many who have not yet learned the true intent of the Youth Fitness