"He was the Cardinals. He was what the Cardinals stood for. I don't know that there are too many guys I can say that about."
-Bob Gibson, Cardinals teammate
"I think lost in everything about Curt's life was the fact that he was a marvelous baseball player."
-Tim McCarver, Cardinals teammate
"Flood has worked tirelessly to become the complete team player, and he does the small, vital things during the course of a game that multiply up to victory."
-William Leggett, Sports Illustrated writer
"The best [darned] centerfielder in baseball, and he paints, too!"
-Gussie Busch, St Louis Cardinals owner