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July 07, 1958
Russian Footballer, following party-line disapprobation of teammate Edik Streltsov, now in a Moscow jail for "hooliganism": "Edik thinks the ocean is salty because herring swim in it."
May 26, 1958
Stan Musial, his 3000th hit in his-pocket, addressing a near-midnight crowd of grown-ups and youngsters who welcomed him at St. Louis' Union Station: "I've got a word for all the kids here"—and the crowd hushed...
August 14, 1972
THE A'SSirs:As an A's fan, I wish to compliment Ron Fimrite on his fine article (On Tour With "Hair" July 31).
April 15, 1985 | John Merrow
I've been a baseball fan for as long as I can remember—but I've been only a fan, not a player. In my case fan stands for fantasy, not fanatic. As a kid in the '50s I spent hours starring in imaginary baseball games,...
August 30, 1971 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Lefty Gomez, Yankee pitcher from 1930 to 1942, explaining his fame to Babe Ruth Tournament kids: "I am the one that made Joe DiMaggio a famous outfielder. Every time I threw one, there went Joe with his back to the...