? Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner, in Detroit when the Michigan gubernatorial contest was still undetermined because of a foul-up with computerized-voting punch cards: "They're probably using my All-Star ballot."
? Jack Price, owner of 1961 Kentucky Derby winner Carry Back and headmaster of Dorchester Equine Preparatory School for young thoroughbreds at Ocala, Fla.: "We have yet to experience our first demonstration, but I must admit that most of our students are fond of grass."
? Bill Fitch, coach of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, an expansion team, after their 13th loss in 13 games: "We're better than the Mayo Clinic. Atlanta came into Cleveland with four straight losses, and we made them well again. We went into Philly when the 76ers had lost two straight, and now they're well again. You just keep going in this league. Like the verse in the Bible says, 'I was a stranger and you took me in.' "