? Willie Mays, after his first look at Houston's hard-throwing catcher, John Bateman: "It hurts my arm just to watch him throw."
?Chena Gilstrap, Arlington (Texas) State College football coach, on the Wally Butts-Bear Bryant affair: "We were called into one of those five-party telephone conferences the other day. The man who called the meeting said, 'Gentlemen, we want to fix the basketball schedule.' There were four quick clicks."
?Emil (Dutch) Schroeder, Baylor baseball coach, complaining of a disabling leg injury: "It's awful. I can't even go out and argue with the umpires. Maybe I should. They might think twice if they see me come out swinging a pair of crutches."