? Golfer Arnold Palmer, discussing his proposed new television show, in which he will play against outstanding golfers from around the globe: "It's going to be called Palmer against the world. I guess if someone beats me twice he gets the show."
?North Carolina Representative Stedman Hines on a probable new law which will tighten the bribery penalties on anyone convicted of fixing basketball games: "You might say that we are locking the barn after the horse is stolen, but there are still some horses in the barn."
? Cleveland Indian Manager Jimmie Dykes, when questioned on the possibility of trading his team's shortstop, Woodie Held, even up for Shortstop Don Buddin of the Boston Red Sox: "I'll be 65 soon. I'm getting old but I'm not senile."
? New York Times sportswriter William R. Conklin, quoting a disgruntled horse-player at New York's chilly Aqueduct race track: "The four seasons here are early winter, winter, late winter and next winter."
?Singer Tony Martin, describing his brief career in baseball: "I tried out for the San Francisco Missions. The report on me was that I was a switch hitter who struck out both ways, but I could sing for the team on the bus."
? Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick, trying to explain his way out of the current slump in major league attendance: "We anticipated this leveling off after five straight seasons of rising attendances."