?Grace Dyke, 97, perhaps the oldest Baltimore Oriole fan: "I reckon I am. That's nothing to be proud of."
?Lee Lowenfish, baseball statistician, on the perception of some people that one has to be a nut to be so wrapped up in earned run averages and slugging percentages: "What they forget is that the nut is a very fine fruit."
? Tony Johnson, Yale crew coach, on the choppy water at the Cincinnati Regatta, which his team won: "In water like that, it's difficult to pick up much ground."
? Paul Householder, Cincinnati Reds outfielder, whose rookie season has been a disappointment: "I'm a household name but not a household word."