? Dan Galbreath, owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, on the paucity of meetings among baseball owners: "I don't know of any other business where you meet your partners only twice a year."
? Billy Turner, trainer of Kentucky Derby favorite Seattle Slew: "With a horse like this, something bad can happen at any time. But what's the fun in having a horse that doesn't run fast enough to worry you?"
? Jim Palmer, Baltimore Oriole pitcher, alleged to have called Reggie Jackson "a mediocre outfielder," explaining to Jackson that he had been misquoted: "I said you were an average outfielder."
?Turquoise Erving, wife of basketball star Julius Erving, on her husband: "He's a warm person but he's not especially romantic, except during the summer."