|After announcing the death of Pope Paul VI- Well, that kind of puts the damper on even a Yankees win.
| On being asked to take a pay cut from $20.000 to $7,500- Tell you what, you keep the salary and I'll keep me the cut.
Vernon 'Lefty' Gomez
| On the inconsistent San Diego Padres -One night we play like King Kong, the next night like Fay Wray.
| The Houston Astros play in a vast indoor stadium known as the Astrodome, but the problem is they field a half-vast team.
| The only good thing about playing for Cleveland is you don't have to make road trips there.
| They've played on grass and they've played on Astroturf. What they should do is put down a layer of paper in Candlestick Park. After all, the Giants always look good on paper.
| Things were so bad in Chicago last summer, that by the fifth inning the White Sox were selling hot dogs to go.
Ken Brett (1977)