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November 30, 1959
Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, 85-year-old horse trainer, on cancellation of the racing card at Aqueduct because of cold weather: "Nothing bothered the pioneers, but this isn't their day."
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November 30, 1959

They Said It

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Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, 85-year-old horse trainer, on cancellation of the racing card at Aqueduct because of cold weather: "Nothing bothered the pioneers, but this isn't their day."

Weldon Heald, snow forecaster of Tucson, Ariz., predicting the lightest snowfall in years in the Sierras: "I wouldn't dare associate with ardent ski fans at present. Lynching would be too good for me."

Yvon Durelle, light heavyweight, announcing his retirement at 30: "I got only two arms, two legs and a little wee brain, and I'm going to save it."

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