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May 25, 1959
Sam Snead, 46, after shooting a record-breaking 59 in his own golf festival at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.: "I always wanted to break 60 in tournament play before I hung up my sticks. Now that I've done it, I'm not going to hang up those sticks after all."
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May 25, 1959

They Said It

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Sam Snead, 46, after shooting a record-breaking 59 in his own golf festival at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.: "I always wanted to break 60 in tournament play before I hung up my sticks. Now that I've done it, I'm not going to hang up those sticks after all."

Harmon Killebrew, Washington Senator third baseman, on how it feels to be making good on the same team as his boyhood hero (and fellow-Idahoan), the legendary Walter Johnson: "Now I'm on his team. It's still a dream. Harmon Killebrew and Walter Johnson. Silly, isn't it?"

Leverett Saltonstall, Senator from Massachusetts, on his general physical condition 45 years after he and Harvard classmates became the first American crew to win Britain's Grand Challenge Cup: "My wind is wonderful. How else could it be in my line of work?"

Frank Lane of the Cleveland Indians, heaping scorn on the New York Yankees for canceling a game on the basis of a few drops of rain and a weather forecast: "I told everybody this spring that the Yankees weren't invincible. Now they're inaccessible. You can't find them to play them."

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