?Pitcher Bobby L. Miller, with an 0-12 record, on how things are with the Mets: "I'm not starting, and the other day they told me I wasn't going to relieve any more. Is there anything else?"
? Sonny Gibbs, TCU quarterback: "I want to play pro ball, but I want to get that pigskin first—I mean that sheepskin, or whatever you call it."
? Pepper Wilson, Cincinnati Royals' general manager, on his inability to sign veteran Dave Piontek: "He says he'd like more money. It would give him a feeling he's wanted."
? Ben Agajanian, tutor for Dallas Texan place-kickers, explaining that from the time he joined the New York Giants he tried to avoid physical contact: " Steve Owen called me aside and said, 'Ben, there are a lot of bruisers who may come after you, but just remember this: the bigger they are, the harder they hit.' "