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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
March 04, 1985
?Bob Richards, two-time Olympic pole vault champion and erstwhile spokesman for Wheaties: "I still eat them. A bowl of Wheaties and 10,000 hours of hard work will get you anything you want."
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March 04, 1985

They Said It

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? Bob Richards, two-time Olympic pole vault champion and erstwhile spokesman for Wheaties: "I still eat them. A bowl of Wheaties and 10,000 hours of hard work will get you anything you want."

? Jim Bunning, former big league pitcher, noting that he has received a greater number of votes for the Hall of Fame with each passing year: "If this keeps up, I'm going to be a helluva pitcher in a few years."

? Abe Lemons, Oklahoma City University basketball coach, after a game in which his team botched up an alley-oop attempt: "We can alley but we don't have the oop."

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