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THEY SAID IT
November 17, 1969
?George Andrie, Dallas Cowboy end, noting that inspirational talks by former Cowboys Tommy McDonald and Jerry Rhome lifted the Cleveland Browns to an emotional peak for the last two Dallas games: "This ought to teach us one thing: if we ever trade any more ballplayers, we sure don't want to send any silver-tongued orators."
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November 17, 1969

They Said It

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?George Andrie, Dallas Cowboy end, noting that inspirational talks by former Cowboys Tommy McDonald and Jerry Rhome lifted the Cleveland Browns to an emotional peak for the last two Dallas games: "This ought to teach us one thing: if we ever trade any more ballplayers, we sure don't want to send any silver-tongued orators."

? Weeb Ewbank, New York Jet coach, resorting to Stengelese when explaining why Joe Namath missed a practice: "I wouldn't say that Joe has a sore arm, per se, but his arm is kind of sore."

?James Shepard, Massachusetts game director, after closing the hunting season for bears because some of the bears were getting drunk on the juice of wild apples fermenting in their stomachs: "It wouldn't be very sporting to shoot them in this condition."

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