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THEY SAID IT
October 30, 1961
?Attorney General Robert Kennedy, speaking at the People-to-People Sports Committee's "Dinner of Champions" in New York: "I am ashamed to report that my father, who is 73, has never been beaten by any of his four sons in golf. We have all become resigned to the fact that he has determined that he won't be beaten."
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October 30, 1961

They Said It

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? Attorney General Robert Kennedy, speaking at the People-to-People Sports Committee's "Dinner of Champions" in New York: "I am ashamed to report that my father, who is 73, has never been beaten by any of his four sons in golf. We have all become resigned to the fact that he has determined that he won't be beaten."

? John Hadl, star back at the University of Kansas, on why he went to Kansas instead of Oklahoma: " Jack Mitchell [ Kansas coach] heard I was thinking about going to Oklahoma. He came over to my house at 9 o'clock at night and was still talking at 2 the next morning. I decided I'd better go to Kansas so I could get some sleep."

? Paul Richards on the new baseball park his Houston team is building: "I don't have to pick players to fit the field; I can arrange the field to fit the players."

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