? John Miller, observing that he was happy not to be paired with Jack Nicklaus in the closing round of the Masters: "That man makes you feel sort of insuperior."
?Telecaster at halftime in the Baltimore Bullets- New York Knicks playoff game, won by Baltimore 101-80: "Those Bullets rose like Lazarus from the ashes."
? Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinal star pitcher, who is against golf, hunting and all other exercise during off season, asked what he did to keep in such good shape: "Nothing. I spend all winter just trying to get out of shape."
? Willie Pep, former world featherweight champion, on a report that he had died: "Naw, I didn't die last night. I wasn't even out of the house."
? Charlie Finley, Oakland A's owner, on Hank Bauer, whom he hired and fired twice: "He's the kind of guy I'd like to go hunting with. I would trust him around me with a gun."