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They Said It
January 12, 1959
Perry Jones, U.S. Davis Cup captain, offering an explanation of why his team won: "It is not how you hold your racket, it's how you hold your mind."
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January 12, 1959

They Said It

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Perry Jones, U.S. Davis Cup captain, offering an explanation of why his team won: "It is not how you hold your racket, it's how you hold your mind."

Forest Evashevski, University of Iowa football coach, miserable with a 101� temperature, to his team before the kickoff in the Rose Bowl game: "If you're only as hot as I feel, you'll go out there and kill them."

Paul Brown, coach of the Cleveland Browns of the professional National Football League, reflecting on the will-to-win: "Everybody wants to win, and nobody wants to more than I do. I even want to beat my wife at croquet."

Al Wester, radio commentator at the Sugar Bowl, just keeping his gums moving at half time: "Well, folks, the great football we've been seeing in the first half of this game may give us some idea of the kind we can expect to see in the second half."

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