? Richie Scheinblum, Cincinnati Reds outfielder, recalling his trade from Cleveland to Washington for cash and a player to be named later: "When the year was over they wanted to give me back as the player to be named later."
? Jack Sharkey, former heavyweight champion, discussing his happy life in Epping, N.H.: "I've got everything I need here. The doctor lives right there across the street. The druggist is on the corner. You can see the funeral parlor from here, and the cemetery is right up the road."
?G. Nigel Aspinall, prestigious holder of the All-England croquet title: "Croquet is to be distinguished from cricket and from chicken croquettes, which is a culinary term. It is 10 times more exciting than tiddlywinks, and I'd be very hard put to decide what is less exciting. It's been called the world's worst spectator sport."
? Abe Lemons, ex- Oklahoma City University basketball coach, now at Pan American: "I'd rather be a football coach. That way you can lose only 11 games a season. I lost 11 games in December alone."