Q: First time you saw Yankee Stadium?
A: I just was mind-boggled by how big it was when I walked out on the field. I thought to myself, "Oh my goodness, how am I ever gonna catch a fly ball in this place?"
Murcer called Thurman Munson "one of the [greatest] clutch hitters of all time." Delivering Munson's eulogy was something Murcer said he "wanted to" and "had to" do.
Q: You didn't appreciate Gaylord Perry's spitball, so you sent him a gallon of lard.
A: I think I got the clubhouse kid to get it. I just asked him to get me some pure, old grease.
Q: Toughest pitcher?
A: Mickey Lolich.
Q: Funniest teammate?
A: Sparky Lyle.