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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Robert W. Creamer
May 15, 1972
?Spiro Agnew, after he was grazed by a tennis ball hit by his partner in a doubles match: "They never tell about it when I get hit."
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May 15, 1972

They Said It

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? Spiro Agnew, after he was grazed by a tennis ball hit by his partner in a doubles match: "They never tell about it when I get hit."

? Jack Kelly, president of the AAU, on rules governing amateur sport: "If every illegal sex act were policed properly, 75% of the population would have been in jail. The same goes for amateur athletes. There are few world class amateurs left in any sport."

? Elrod Hendricks, Baltimore Oriole catcher, using 250-pound Boog Powell and the team's portly trainer Ralph Sal-von as measuring sticks to describe his spacious living quarters: "Me and Cuellar's room is big enough to sleep three Boogs and two Ralphs."

? Frank Robinson, Los Angeles Dodger outfielder, on his secret ambition: "I'd really like to be an Indy driver. I'm serious. I'm intrigued by the speed and skill involved. But considering my age and lack of experience, I guess I'll never be able to be one."

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