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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Sarah Pileggi
January 02, 1978
?Marvin Davis, Denver oilman, after purchasing the Oakland A's for a figure rumored to be more than $12 million: "As men get older, the toys get more expensive."
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January 02, 1978

They Said It

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?Marvin Davis, Denver oilman, after purchasing the Oakland A's for a figure rumored to be more than $12 million: "As men get older, the toys get more expensive."

? Bum Phillips, Houston Oilers coach, on being unprepared for sub-zero cold in Cleveland: "You can't practice being miserable."

?Darryl Royal, University of Texas athletic director: "There are two things I've never heard. I've never heard my daddy cuss, and I've never heard a school on probation say they got justice."

? George Halas, on why he quit coaching: "I knew it was time to quit when I was chewing out an official and he walked off the penalty faster than I could keep up with him."

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