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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Robert Creamer
March 02, 1970
?Joe Brown, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager, asking John Quinn, Philadelphia Phillies general manager, for an hour's delay in starting their exhibition game scheduled for March 7 because of the total eclipse of the sun that will occur that day: "It may interest you to know that the next eclipse in our hemisphere will be on April 8, 2024. Let's try to schedule around it."
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March 02, 1970

They Said It

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? Joe Brown, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager, asking John Quinn, Philadelphia Phillies general manager, for an hour's delay in starting their exhibition game scheduled for March 7 because of the total eclipse of the sun that will occur that day: "It may interest you to know that the next eclipse in our hemisphere will be on April 8, 2024. Let's try to schedule around it."

? Roman Gabriel, Los Angeles Ram quarterback, on his part in a motion picture called The Undefeated: "The name has been changed to 11 and 3."

? Pete Rose, Cincinnati Red outfielder, on teammate Wayne Granger: "He's so skinny the only place he could have won a college letter was Indiana."

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