? Ted Williams, now supposedly mellowing in retirement,
on whether his bitter feuds with sportswriters had been exaggerated: "Hell,
? Sam Snead, on the layout of the Olympia Fields course
near Chicago, site of this year's PGA championships: "These golf architects
make me sick. They can't play golf, so they try to rig the courses so nobody
else can play either."
? Blackie Sherrod, Dallas sports editor, on Don
Drysdale, L.A. Dodger pitcher and TV actor: "A baseball in the large right
hand of Don Drysdale is equal to a machete in the grip of most people. He is
quite strong enough to throw a soft-boiled egg through a battleship."