? Bob Ferry, Baltimore Bullet assistant coach and scout, discussing Lew Alcindor: "We're not afraid of him. He puts his pants on the same as we do—except four feet higher."
? Cleveland Indian Pitcher Steve Dunning, after throwing a one-hitter: "My college pitching coach, Tom Dunton, taught me to pitch with the three C's—Confidence, Control and Poise. That's the catch. You're thinking three C's and there are only two, and that poise makes you think twice as hard."
? Chicago White Sox Pitcher Tommy John, after losing his fourth of five starts: "Tell Curt Flood I'll join him over there."