Frank Lane, Cleveland Indians' general manager,
finding a ready reason why his ball club plays so much better on the road than
at home: "When we're away, the players stay in air-conditioned hotels and
sleep from eight to 12 hours a day. But at home the kids get them up early in
the morning, their wives send them shopping and they've got a thousand and one
things to do."
Hank Iba, Oklahoma State basketball coach, on parents'
coddling of athletes: "Don't ever tell one of your players that if his man
scores you'll take him out of the game. He won't stop at the bench. He'll go
right to the phone and call his mother, and then you'll be in trouble with the
Doc Kearns, manager of Archie Moore, before leaving
for Montreal (where Archie will fight Yvon Durelle): "The Queen and the
Prince will be in the city, and I'm going to try and get them to knight Archie.
If they do that, he will be Sir Archibald or His Lordship."