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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Ron Reid
May 30, 1977
?Earl Williams, Oakland A's right-handed slugger, reminded that his homer off Yankee Reliever Sparky Lyle was his first of eight homers this year off a lefthander: "I'm an equal opportunity hitter."
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May 30, 1977

They Said It

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? Earl Williams, Oakland A's right-handed slugger, reminded that his homer off Yankee Reliever Sparky Lyle was his first of eight homers this year off a lefthander: "I'm an equal opportunity hitter."

? Bruce Jenner, decathlon gold medalist, after breaking his leg in a motorcycle accident: "Thank goodness this didn't happen a year ago. Everybody would have been saying, 'Bruce who?' "

? Jim Essian, Chicago White Sox catcher, on hitting his first major league home run in his 101st game: "I wanted to go into my home run trot, but I realized I didn't have one."

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