? Bobby Bragan, Milwaukee manager, on the reliance of baseball people on percentages: "Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket. According to the percentage people, you should be perfectly comfortable."
?SMU Hurdler Bob Johnson, on why he never got started on a weight-lifting program: "I've been trying to, but I can't get them out of my car."
?Dick (Turk) Farrell, Houston pitcher, who has a reputation for fast living, warning rookie Rusty Staub: "Stay away from me. If the front office sees you hanging around me, I'll get traded for sure."
?Forrest E. Wise, Newport, Ark. baseball fan, after he won a 55-pound barrel of 1,000 kosher dill pickles at the Kansas City Athletics' home opener: "What I should do is find the guy who won the thousand cans of beer and the one who won the thousand hot dogs and not go home for a while."