"No place is really scary anymore. The seats cost too much. The people who sit near the bench—what are they going to do, hit you with their Palm Pilot?"
S.F. GIANTS FANS
"They do their homework—they know your mom's name and your dad's name."
"Those idiots in Kansas City don't know when to shut up. They yell even when the Chiefs have the ball. That's how stupid they are."
" Green Bay fans are almost cultlike. There would be a mass suicide if the Packers ever thought about moving."
*"Hey, why don't you just turn around and throw it into the gap!"
—TO REDS PITCHER SCOTT WILLIAMSON
*"We were playing in Detroit, and we were down by 25 points with three minutes left. The referee made a call, and our coach [ Bill Fitch] jumped in his face. From the stands, Leon the Barber yelled, 'Sit down, Fitch, he ain't gonna kick you out. He's gonna make you watch the rest of this game.' "