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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
September 01, 1980
?Patty Sheehan, a rookie on the LPGA circuit: "I like the thought of playing for money instead of silverware. I never did like to polish."
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September 01, 1980

They Said It

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? Patty Sheehan, a rookie on the LPGA circuit: "I like the thought of playing for money instead of silverware. I never did like to polish."

? Joe Greene, who wears all four of his Super Bowl rings on his right hand: "Our motto is, 'One for the thumb in '81.' "

? Lee MacPhail, American League president, recounting a meeting with Baltimore Manager Earl Weaver, whom he subsequently suspended for three games for abusing umpires: "Earl gave me his version of what happened and asked me not to suspend the umpires."

? Larry Lacewell, Arkansas State football coach, after a senior quit, leaving the inexperienced team with three seniors and 10 juniors: "Only 13 more to go and we'll be a junior college."

?Paul Guanzon, Honolulu sportscaster, asked on a radio talk show how one becomes a sports announcer: "It's not politics, it's just who you know."

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