?Don Schollander, after four swimming junkets to Europe, three to Japan and one to Brazil: "Travel is broadening—especially when you win."
? Billy Herman, Red Sox manager, on who was the greatest brush-back pitcher of all time: "Freddy Fitzsimmons is my man. He once hit me in the on-deck circle."
? Bill Russell, Boston Celtics player-coach: "I can't really explain why I took the coaching job, except that at least I'll be playing for someone I can get along with."
? Ralph Houk, Yankee manager, asked whether he has kept in touch with Johnny Keane, whom he replaced: "At first we were winning so much it would have been embarrassing to him if I had called to say hello. Now we're going so badly I'm embarrassed."