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May 18, 1959
Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals, after he became the sixth man in baseball history to smash 400 homers [others: Ruth, Foxx, Ott, Gehrig, Ted Williams]: "Gosh, that's a lot of home runs for a singles hitter."
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May 18, 1959

They Said It

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Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals, after he became the sixth man in baseball history to smash 400 homers [others: Ruth, Foxx, Ott, Gehrig, Ted Williams]: "Gosh, that's a lot of home runs for a singles hitter."

Punch Imlach, Toronto Maple Leafs coach, bridling over word that Alex Delvecchio, winner of the Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly conduct, might be traded to his team: "I'll fine any player who wins that trophy."

Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati University basketball All-America, on how he coped with high-powered recruiting: "I talked to very few college coaches. I figured they'd all be lying no matter what they promised."

Bonnie Prudden, on being named AMVETS youth adviser: "Helping children become fit is as simple as chasing your kid around the block, putting a chinning bar in every house and having your girl start jumping rope."

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