Paul Richards, Baltimore Oriole manager, in admiration of Washington Slugger Harmon Killebrew: "He has enough power to hit home runs in any park—including Yellowstone."
Mrs. Roberta Bonniwell, longtime women's track star and coach, decrying the apathy of the American female toward track and field: "They are inclined to be lazy. But even so, if our national idol were a javelin thrower or a shotputter instead of a movie star, we'd have more than a mere handful of girls trying out for international meets."
Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, horseman and trainer, on the occasion of his 85th birthday: "I'll celebrate with a rum cocktail. I take a drink now and then. I gave up smoking years ago. I eat anything I want, except baked apples before breakfast, and milk. Milk gives me a headache."