? Dick Radatz, 6'6", 265-pound Montreal Expo pitcher, to 5'6", 165-pound Freddie Patek, Pittsburgh Pirate shortstop, at the beginning of a fight between the Expos and the Pirates: "I'll take you and a player to be named later."
?Gerry Philbin, New York Jets end, on the emotional statements of some teammates that they would not play this year if Joe Namath did not: " George Sauer said he'd rather dig ditches. Right away I knew that George had never dug ditches."
? Vince Lombardi, Washington Redskins coach, after a TV crew moved too close while he was talking privately to Quarterback Sonny Jurgensen at training camp: "You guys would stick that equipment in a coffin."