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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Robert W. Creamer
December 20, 1976
?Paul Westphal, Phoenix Sun guard: "I'll always remember Tom Heinsohn's pep talks when I was with the Celtics. One time there were 72 bleeps in it—and it was Christmas Day."
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December 20, 1976

They Said It

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? Paul Westphal, Phoenix Sun guard: "I'll always remember Tom Heinsohn's pep talks when I was with the Celtics. One time there were 72 bleeps in it—and it was Christmas Day."

? Alex Hawkins, recalling his playing days against Dick Butkus: "Whenever they gave him the game ball, he ate it."

? Richie Hebner, former Pittsburgh Pirate third baseman recently signed by the Philadelphia Phils, on his off-season occupation as a gravedigger: "I'm good at it. In 10 years no one's ever dug himself out of one of my graves yet."

?Henry Ransom, 65-year-old professional golfer, after shooting his age on a par-71 course in Bryan, Texas: "I shot a 65 there last year, too, but I was only 64 then."

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