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THEY SAID IT
August 16, 1965
?Joe Auer, halfback of the Buffalo Bills, on how he happened to name his pet alligator "Dammit": "I reached down to pick him up one day and he bit my finger; the name came to me just like that."
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August 16, 1965

They Said It

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?Joe Auer, halfback of the Buffalo Bills, on how he happened to name his pet alligator "Dammit": "I reached down to pick him up one day and he bit my finger; the name came to me just like that."

? Dan Peterson, plebe basketball coach at Annapolis, to interviewers while on a recruiting trip: "With waivers we can take boys up to 6 feet 8. But we're glad to hear about 6-foot-9 and 6-foot-10 kids. They have a funny habit of turning out to be only 6 feet 7 or 6 feet 8 when they get measured."

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