? Cincinnati Infielder Gene Freese, explaining why Jim Brosnan was the first Redleg to sign his 1962 contract: "He's writing a new book, and the front office doesn't want to be in it."
?A New York Irishman, after watching Ireland's two-mile relay team (Basil Clifford, Derek McCleane, Noel Carroll and Ronnie Delany) win in Madison Square Garden: "Basil? Derek? Noel? Ronnie? What the hell's happened to Pat and Mike?"
? Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback, on the football orthodoxy of his coach: "On third down and one, Johnny Unitas is likely to go back and pass. Coach Lombardi would pull his hair out if I tried that. In fact, he can't even stand it when the other team does it."
?Johnny Green, high-scoring UCLA guard, on California's set-pattern basketball offense: "Cal passes and passes and then takes the same shot they had 15 minutes ago."