? Bill Murray, Duke football coach who is often bothered by midnight telephone calls after games: "My wife answers and says, ' Coach Murray is asleep now, but if you will leave your number, I'll have him call you when he gets up, at 5 in the morning.' "
? Johnny Pesky, Red Sox manager, about ace Oriole lefty Steve Barber: "Steve can pitch for any team in any park. He can pitch any place. Even on the moon. I wish he'd go to the moon."
? Indianapolis "500" winner Parnelli Jones on the explosive aftermath of the big race: "I've been congratulated more times for punching Eddie Sachs than I have for winning the 500."
? Harper Lee, Pulitzer Prizewinning novelist, after meeting Alabama Coach Bear Bryant: "Bear talked about literature, and I talked about football."
? Weeb Ewbank, new coach in the American Football League, after viewing movies of his New York Jets: "You can't grade them, because you don't know what they are trying to do."