?Frank Kostro, Minnesota Twins utility man: "So far I've played right, left and first base and I'm Polish. Does that make me a utility pole?"
? Larry Csonka, Syracuse All-America fullback, after signing a contract with the Miami Dolphins: "I'm taking the check to my wife. She wants to go shopping."
? Roberto de Vicenzo, Argentine golf pro, on his faulty English: "I learn English from American pros, especially Jim Turnesa, that's why I speak so bad. I call it PGA English."
? Ernie Banks, 37-year-old Chicago Cub first baseman: "We've got durable players on the team. Whenever a player breaks down, we just stick him together with chewing gum—Wrigley's."
? Sonny Jurgensen, Redskin quarterback, greeting Johnny Unitas at the opening of the Colt quarterback's new cafe, the Golden Arm: "Johnny, it's wonderful of you to name your restaurant after me."