? Ernie Banks, Chicago Cub star, denying that he plans to drop out of the race for the Republican nomination for alderman in Chicago: "Politics is a strange business. They try to strike you out before you get a turn at bat."
? Cassius Clay, heavyweight fighter: "I figure I'll be champ for about 10 years, and then I'll let my brother [Rudolph] take over—like the Kennedys down in Washington."
? Mrs. Don Shula, wife of the new Baltimore Colt coach, on her status as a pro football fanatic: "I was completely furious with those Cubans for staging that uprising, crowding pro football off the front page."