Richard Nixon, grand marshal of the Rose Bowl: "As Vice-president I'm neutral. But as a Californian I'm for the West."
Preston Carpenter, professional football player for the Cleveland Browns, after learning he'd been traded: "I was going to leave anyway. I just wasn't having fun."
Paul Richards, Baltimore Oriole manager, on Branch Rickey and his struggling Continental League: "He's the kind of guy who goes in the revolving door behind you and comes out ahead of you."
James Hoffa, hearing that Fight Manager Doc Kearns thinks professional athletes need a union: "I'm all for it. We'll go right down the line."