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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Robert W. Creamer
December 18, 1972
?Mike Riordan of the Baltimore Bullets asked if second-year star Phil Chenier could be compared to the flamboyant Earl (The Pearl) Monroe: "No, he's more unnoticeable than Earl."
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December 18, 1972

They Said It

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? Mike Riordan of the Baltimore Bullets asked if second-year star Phil Chenier could be compared to the flamboyant Earl (The Pearl) Monroe: "No, he's more unnoticeable than Earl."

?Ralph Neely, Dallas Cowboy tackle, after gaining 10 yards on a lateral pass: "It was the fourth time in my life I've run with the ball, and I do not look forward to the fifth."

? Don Drysdale, ex- Los Angeles Dodger pitcher, now a California Angel broadcaster, on the transition from mound to microphone: "Interviews were the hardest thing for me at first. I felt so damn funny asking players questions when I already knew the answers."

?Don Knodel, Rice basketball coach, on one of his slow players: "He has difficulty getting to where he knows he ought to be."

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