? Pete Rose, on the new World Baseball League: "Can you imagine playing in Birmingham Friday, having Saturday off and playing in Tokyo Sunday? If you hit .210, you should win the title."
? Cathy Rush, coach of National Women's Basketball Champion Immaculata College and wife of American Basketball Association Referee Ed Rush, expecting their second child: "We're living proof that a referee and a coach can get along."
?Bill Kurtis, CBS anchorman in Chicago, after hearing allegations of drug abuse by the San Diego Chargers: "The way the Chargers played last year the drug must have been formaldehyde."
? Toby Harrah, Texas Ranger shortstop, on how small his hometown is: "The telephone directory has only one yellow page."