?Jack Whitley, football coach at Fort Worth Polytechnic High School, discussing Jerry Tate, his 290-pound 6-foot-5 tackle: "He's just a big kid. He's always been told to be careful when he played with other kids. If he'll just forget that advice, he'll help us."
? Branch Rickey on owners of franchises: "We have the finest men in the country owning our major baseball franchises. The trouble is they don't devote as much time to their investments as they should; if all of them would devote three months of the year exclusively to baseball, they would solve every problem the sport has today."