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THEY SAID IT
August 28, 1967
?Bob Pettit, ex-St. Louis Hawk basketball pro now a banker in Baton Rouge: "There's no easier way to make a living than being a pro athlete. It spoils people. You make more money than you'll probably ever make, establish a high standard of living and get a lot of publicity. Then, all of a sudden, you wake up and realize you have to go to work for a living."
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August 28, 1967

They Said It

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? Bob Pettit, ex- St. Louis Hawk basketball pro now a banker in Baton Rouge: "There's no easier way to make a living than being a pro athlete. It spoils people. You make more money than you'll probably ever make, establish a high standard of living and get a lot of publicity. Then, all of a sudden, you wake up and realize you have to go to work for a living."

?Steve Zegalia, newlywed Syracuse football player, answering Coach Ben Schwartzwalder's request to list his preference for a roommate: "My wife."

? Bob Brown, Green Bay Packer 6' 5", 265-pound tight end: "I don't know how strong I am. I'm not much for weight lifting. Give me a quarterback, halfback or a fullback instead."

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