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“Baseball is like driving, it’s the one who gets home safely that counts.” — Tommy Lasorda
“If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.” — Dean Martin
“Automobiles are not ferocious…. it is man who is to be feared.” — Robbins B.
Stoeckel, Connecticut’s first Commissioner of Motor Vehicles
When an actor I once knew in Los Angeles said, “It’s amateur night,” he wasn’t talking about performing. That was what alcoholics called New Year‘s Eve, Greg explained, because of all the partiers driving smashed; the danger those “amateurs” created scared the most die-hard (no tacky pun intended) boozers off the road.