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THEY SAID IT
September 03, 1962
?Nestor Chylak, American League umpire: "If Early Wynn was pitching every day I was behind the plate, I'd rather join the Russian Army."
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September 03, 1962

They Said It

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? Nestor Chylak, American League umpire: "If Early Wynn was pitching every day I was behind the plate, I'd rather join the Russian Army."

?Earl Gros, Green Bay rookie fullback: "In college a football player has a sophomore year to sit back and watch the other guys work, and you learn lots. In the pros either you make the grade in your first year or you flunk out."

? Lindsey Nelson, who was let off free after being stopped by a traffic cop for speeding: "I said I was a broadcaster for the New York Mets, and he said, "Buddy, you've got enough troubles.' "

?Jerry Norton, retired St. Louis Cardinal punting specialist: "The American Football League has not only made more jobs available but it has lengthened the playing career of the average pro from around 1� years to nearer five years. It's a better deal for a youngster out of college trying to decide whether to try pro football or not."

?Fritz Maisel, former Yankee and present part-time Oriole scout, on getting award as Catonsville, Md.'s "Citizen of the Year": "I know I should say I don't deserve it, but I don't deserve neuritis either, and I've got both."

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