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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Andrew Crichton
December 02, 1974
?Harold Ballard, owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, on the timid approach his disappointing team has displayed so far this season: "You could send Inge Hammarstrom into the corner with six eggs in his pocket and he wouldn't break any of them."
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December 02, 1974

They Said It

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? Harold Ballard, owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, on the timid approach his disappointing team has displayed so far this season: "You could send Inge Hammarstrom into the corner with six eggs in his pocket and he wouldn't break any of them."

?Joyce McGonnigal, of Johns Hopkins, on the type of audience attracted by women's sports: "Usually boyfriends, lovers and other strangers."

?Field Scovell, chairman of the Cotton Bowl selection committee, on Bear Bryant's credibility: "If Bear tells me it's raining, I don't look out to see. I go get an umbrella."

? Steve Carlton, Phillies pitcher, on the trades that sent three of the National League's leading sluggers to the American League: "No more Hank Aaron, Billy Williams or Bobby Bonds. I like that."

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