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THEY SAID IT
July 02, 1962
?Sammy Baugh, on the improvement in high school football: "The algebra teacher used to be the football coach. Now the football coach is the algebra teacher."
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July 02, 1962

They Said It

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? Sammy Baugh, on the improvement in high school football: "The algebra teacher used to be the football coach. Now the football coach is the algebra teacher."

? Casey Stengel, on his Mets: "We're in such a slump that even the ones that are drinkin' aren't hittin'."

? Herb Elliott, announcing his retirement from racing: "The time will come when men can't keep on pushing themselves much faster. When that happens they'll start clocking in hundredths of a second, because the improvements will be so minimal."

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