“There are few who spanned from Jack Ramsay to the current teams. On a personal level, this is a difficult time to lose a mentor and a very, very, very dear friend. Jim Boyle gave me the opportunity to enter college basketball in 1985 and I will be forever grateful.”
“[Hall went 13 for 25 over a six-game span that ended with a personal-best five-hit game Thursday afternoon in Arizona, a day in which he fell a homer shy of hitting for the cycle.] I took a few swings at it, ... I had to do it.”
“ERUDITION, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
So wide his erudition's mighty span, He knew Creation's origin and plan And only came by accident to grief -- He thought, poor man, 'twas right to be a thief. --Romach Pute”