?Tom Forsythe, explaining that he likes to have his parachuting students make their first static line jump after hours of intensive instructions: "Please don't call it a crash course."
? Tito Fuentes, Giant second baseman, after being brushed back: "They shouldn't throw at me. I'm the father of five or six kids."
? Bill Yeoman, University of Houston coach who did not lose his voice once during preseason practice this year: "When you have 16 starters back, your voice tends to stay with you longer."
?Dick Sharon of the Tigers, after striking out three times against Nolan Ryan: "He's baseball's exorcist-scares the devil out of you."