? Red Auerbach, Boston Celtic coach, after his Bob Cousy was described as the greatest contribution to Americana since the Statue of Liberty: "No comparison, she hasn't got the moves."
? Eddie LeBaron, Dallas Cowboy quarterback, explaining he had to leave a luncheon early to make a business trip: "A man just called in from Amarillo and wants to buy four season tickets. I'm flying them to him."
? Jake Gibbs, the highest-priced bonus player in New York Yankee history, after a week of being tested as a catcher at batting practice: "Still got all my fingers. I guess I can do it."
? Murray Halberg, Olympic champion and holder of several world records, after being told Jim Beatty had broken his two-mile indoor record: "That's very good. Records are made to be broken. Someone else will break it pretty soon, but it certainly won't be me."
? Jim Piersall, Washington outfielder, recalling his feud with the Cleveland press, told Birdie Tebbetts, new Indian manager: "You ought to be glad about the newspaper strike in that town. Now you might last out the whole season as manager."