? Merv Rettenmund, California coach, on weak-throwing star, Don Baylor: "He's the guts of the Angels, our triple threat. He can hit, run and lob."
? Ken Stabler, the Houston Oilers' new quarterback, on his life-style: "There's nothing wrong with reading the game plan by the light of the jukebox."
?Ed Miller, centerfielder for the Atlanta Braves, on his goals for his first full season in the majors: "I plan to hit .330, make no more than three errors in the outfield and steal 85 bases—100 bases if I wasn't a team man."