December 25, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
Here is a Christmas pudding of quotes culled from the more memorable comments that appeared in this space during the past 12 months:
October 16, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Toni Fritsch, Austrian-born Dallas Cowboy placekicker: "How much English I have means very small. What means much is that the Cowboys need three points. All I have to know is that I get three points or they say goodby."
July 05, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Dave McNally, Oriole pitcher and American Legion Baseball's Graduate of the Year, on how his mother encouraged him to play: "She always said, 'Have a good time; you'll be working the rest of your life.' "
June 28, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Clete Boyer, new Hawaii Islander third baseman, on his $1,000 fine for gambling: "I'd go double or nothing with Bowie Kuhn, but I don't think he'd go for that."
April 20, 1970 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Abe Lemons, Oklahoma City University basketball coach, on why he does not have a curfew for his athletes: "When you have a curfew, it's always your star who gets caught."