? Whitey Herzog, St. Louis Cardinals manager, on why he ordered a steal of third with two outs in the 14th inning of a 2-2 ball game: "The way we were hitting, I thought our best bet was a throw into leftfield."
? Lester Hayes, former Los Angeles Raiders cornerback, on his current passion for fishing: "I study fish psychology, fish schooling patterns. I like to go into a fish's domain and sever his family ties."
? Ted Green, former tough-guy Boston Bruins defenseman, now Edmonton Oilers assistant coach, on reports that the ancient Boston Garden might be demolished: "If they get rid of it, where do the rats live?"