? Dick Stuart, Pittsburgh first baseman: "People
keep telling me my fielding has improved. They didn't say anything like that
before I hit 35 home runs."
?Racing Driver Stirling Moss, who crashed this week in
a race in England, commenting on an earlier crackup: "My main thought was,
'I wonder what death is going to be like.' I don't know whether I had actual
fear—yes, I think I did. I think I was absolutely petrified, and I seem to
remember just bracing myself for the impact and closing my eyes and sort of
wondering, with this fear alongside me, exactly what was going to happen when I
opened my eyes, if one does. And then—of course, I wasn't killed."
? Ralph Houk, New York Yankee manager: "Our players
are in better shape when we leave Florida than they are two weeks after the
season opens. The consistently bad weather we run into and the frequent open
dates make it tough for the players to maintain top condition."