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THEY SAID IT
Edited by William Leggett
December 18, 1978
?George Steinbrenner, New York Yankee owner, responding to Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's latest lament against free agency because the Yanks had signed pitchers Tommy John and Luis Tiant: "I don't agree with free agency, but it wasn't my leadership that created it."
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December 18, 1978

They Said It

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? George Steinbrenner, New York Yankee owner, responding to Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's latest lament against free agency because the Yanks had signed pitchers Tommy John and Luis Tiant: "I don't agree with free agency, but it wasn't my leadership that created it."

? Dick Erickson, head groundkeeper at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minn., asked what his job would be if the Twins and Vikings move into a domed stadium in 1981: "I guess I'll just scrape the bubble gum off the field."

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