? George Brett, Kansas City Royals third baseman, describing teammate Jamie Quirk, who is 6'4" and weighs 185 pounds: "He looks like a greyhound, but he runs like a bus."
? Rocky Bleier, balding Pittsburgh Steeler running back: "I'd like the body of Jim Brown, the moves of Gale Sayers, the strength of Earl Campbell and the acceleration of O. J. Simpson. And just once I would like to run and feel the wind in my hair."
? Rinus Michels, coach of the Los Angeles Aztecs, estimating how long it would take to come up with a U.S. citizen who's a great soccer player: "Five years. That's how long it takes for naturalization, isn't it?"