A.—Never! And he
didn't wait to re-taliate, either. He taliated!
Q.—Have you ever
heard of "united action"?
A.—Not since Billy
Martin went into the Army. There's absolutely nothing united in the Yankee
infield around second base, and Stengel puts so many players on the field that
they get most of their action running on and off the field.
Q.—What do you
think about the problem of the Reds?
A.—I don't care
what happens in the National League. Cincinnati has always been a problem
Q.—I get the
impression you're interested in baseball. Don't you ever worry about
A.—Once in a
while, but I never seem to get anywhere. The thing I like about baseball is
that everybody starts even, and at the end of the day you know who won.
Politics—you never know who's ahead.
Indochina partitioned, the EDC rejected, the Communists running all over Asia,
and France in a mess, and you don't care?
A.—Sure I care,
but what can I do about a country that partitions Indochina, rejects the EDC
and abolishes the female bosom all in six months?