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They Said It
July 19, 1993
?Bob Uecker, Milwaukee Brave rookie, who has hit one homer and is rooming with Eddie Mathews: "Between me and my roommate, we've hit 400 major league home runs."—March 18, 1963
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July 19, 1993

They Said It

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? Bob Uecker, Milwaukee Brave rookie, who has hit one homer and is rooming with Eddie Mathews: "Between me and my roommate, we've hit 400 major league home runs."
—March 18, 1963

? Satchel Paige, after being named to the Hall of Fame's new wing for old-time Negro-leagues players: "The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second-class citizen into a second-class immortal."
—Feb. 22, 1971

? Tug McGraw, Philadelphia Phillie pitcher, on his $75,000 salary: "Ninety percent I'll spend on good times, women and Irish whiskey. The other 10 percent I'll probably waste."
—April 21, 1975

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