?Marlin McKeever, Philadelphia Eagle linebacker: " George Allen helped me set a record—most times traded by one coach."
? Gene Mauch, Montreal Expo manager, on obtaining Willie Davis from the Los Angeles Dodgers: "As far as I'm concerned there's only one centerfielder in the league, and I've got him."
? Mike Curtis, Baltimore Colt linebacker, on the subject of pro football players taking pills: "Look, how often does a player take pills? Fourteen times a year? No, make that 20 games a year. That's small in comparison to what some housewives or business executives take."
? Pete Rose, National League batting champion, on the home run he hit in the pennant playoff after Met fans abused him in Shea Stadium: "I hit only five home runs in the entire regular season, but I'll tell you how mad I was at those fans. That home run would have gone out of Yellowstone Park."