? Frank Howard, Clemson athletic director, when approached by rowing enthusiasts for financial aid from the athletic department: "Clemson will never subsidize a sport where a man sits on his tail and goes backward."
? Gene Stallings, Texas A&M football coach, after his team lost six straight pregame coin flips: "Next year we're going to recruit a gambler."
? Marianne Moore, 79-year-old poet, on sportsmen's fashions: "The yachtsman's double-breasted Navy jacket and cap with white flannels or ducks are the man's most effective garb, I think. Ballplayers' uniforms seem to me not so trim as formerly. They should not look like babies' sleepers or snowsuits."