? Reggie Jackson, explaining why a few small groups of Yankee Stadium fans did not boo him when he returned to the Yankee lineup after a five-game suspension: "All the fans in those sections are black, under 10 and don't read the papers."
? Conrad Dobler, on his off-season trade from St. Louis to New Orleans: "Religiously speaking, it is an advancement from a Cardinal to a Saint."
? Lenny Goodman, Steve Cauthen's agent, on his success in representing jockeys: "I try to keep myself in the best of company and my horses in the worst of company."