? Billy Martin, manager of the Minnesota Twins, on how to celebrate winning the American League Western Division championship: "You split a bottle of champagne and drink the Western half."
? Jim Sweeney, Washington State football coach and former coach at Montana State, about the defensive line of Weber State, which he coached against in the Big Sky Conference: "One guy was so mean he got kicked out of the Marines for unnecessary roughness."
? Dick O'Connell, Boston Red Sox general manager, alter firing Manager Dick Williams, who in 1967 led the Red Sox to their first pennant in 21 years: "There's a great deal of difference between being a crown prince and a king, between bidding for success and then attaining it. After you attain success, what do you do with it?"