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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 17, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseSunday december 17, 1967 Thomas Victor in sys Onby new York a , a Fleet son of Nadir came charging Down the Middle of the track to Collar Well regarded Sun gala in the final strides Friday and won the $56, 300 sys Onby Handicap As the1967 thoroughbred racing season in new York was wrapped up a Aqueduct. A chilled crowd of 31,122 Wason hand for the finale of the 230 Day season bringing the total attendance to 6,550,262. The figures compared to the 1966turnout of 6,710,754 for 234 Days. Under the lash of Jimmy Nichols whip r. Thomas beat Sun gala by a neck for firs Money of 36,595. It was three lengths Back to Jim j. In third place with understudy trailing by another length for fourth Money in the Field of eight. 5th win in 14 Start for r. Thomas owned by r. W. Wilson and carrying the to weight of 126 pounds it was his fifth Victory in 14 starts this year. R. Thomas paid $14.20, $6.60and $3.60. Sun gala Winner of the Stuyvesant Handicap for the Gedney farm returned $5.80 and $3.60. Jim j. From h. s stable paid $3.40 to show. Back of the four leaders in order came Flower s boy favourable turn favored Crysta Ball and Kedge. Ted s pick got up along the inside rail to win the eighth race at Laurel for a payoff of $14.20,$6.60 and $4.80. Ted s pick Ridden by John Giovanni dropped command to banquet Hall at the top of the stretch but came again when banquet Hall shortened stride and won by a neck. Banquet Hall paid $5.60 and $3.20. Re music paid $13.20. The stars and stripes 1968 pact approved by Kaline Detroit a outfielder. Al Kaline continued his practice of the past several years fridays he became the first Detroit Tiger to sign his 1968 slender slugger who will be 33 next week took less than five minutes to reach agreement with Genera manager Jim Campbell. Officials declined to discuss the amount involved but Well informed sources said Kaline got a pretty Good raise Over his last year was estimated at $55,000.Kaline led the tigers in 1967 with a .308 batting average which was third in the Ameri can league. He hit 25 Home runs despite a broken Finger which caused him to miss month of regular season play plus the All Star marked the fourth season in which Kaline was the first Tiger to come to terms. Kaline pay which Atzori Kos Chervet Bern Switzerland a italian flyweight Champion Fer Nando Atzori knocked out Swiss challenger Fritz Chervet in the 14th round of their european championship fight Here Friday. Page 19 experience gives Colts Edge on la. By United press International if experience is the Best teacher then the los Angel srams Are in for a costly lesson this sunday when they meet Colts for the coastal division Are Only two players on the current rams roster linebacker Maxie Baughan and Dan Currie who have had an championship game experience and this could prove to be a big difference in sunday s contest at the los Angeles Colts played the Cleve land Brown for the National football league championship in 1964 and virtually the entire1967 Baltimore squad were members of that experience will be the biggest Factor is at quarterback and Here the Colts have a decided Edge with Veteran Johnny Unitas. Unitas now in his 12th year in the nil i enjoying one of his Best seasons and has a reputation for being extremely Tough in the crucial Gabriel the rams quarterback is in his sixth Yea Rand has had a Fine season but can t be placed in the Sam class As Unitas. Jets9 title Hopes hinge on clash at Oakland by the associated Pressie will be either a preview of the american football league championship game or the beginning of the end for the new York jets sunday when they invade Oakland to play the Western division Champion raiders who seek jets were tied with hous ton for the Eastern Lead with a7-4-1 record As each club went into the weekend with two games remaining. The jets play Oakland sunday and san Diego next week while the oilers faced san Diego saturday and Finis with Miami next sunday. The Eastern Winner plays forthe Al title at Oakland dec. 31. In the event of a tie for the Eastern Crown there will be a playoff and the Al Champion ship game would be pushed Back a week to Jan. 7.the jets hoping for their first divisional title Are the Only team to beat the raiders 11-1, this season. That happened inner York Back in october and Oakland has won eight straight since then. In sunday s other a flames Boston 3-9-1, plays at Miami and Kansas City 8-5, vis its Denver 3-10. The jets have lost to Denver and Kansas City on successive weekends but managed to Hanson to a share of the Eastern Lead when Oakland knocked of Houston 19-7 last sunday. Title Winner that Victory clinched the Western title for the revamped raiders who have Ridden to the top on the Strong right Arm of quarterback Daryle Hewritt Dixon a Tough run Ning Back has been one of la Monica s favorite targets and his 58 catches place him second to new York s George Sauer who leads the Al in reception with 62. Sauer caught nine from Joe Namath in a 21-7 loss to Kansas City last sunday but flanker Don Maynard new York s Lead ing pass threat has managed Only one catch in the last two games. A pulled muscle limited him against Denver two week Sago and Kansas City s zone de sense Cut Down his effectiveness come to papa Wilt Chamberlain has the advantage in amid air rebound scramble with the Cincinnati royals Walt Wesley rear during a National basketball association game in Cincin Nati. The 76ers Hal Greer 15 appears shocked by the scramble. The 76ers won 108-107. United press International photo 76ers conquer Hawks celtics outlast rockets Philadelphia a hot shooting Luke Jackson hit on four consecutive shots mid Way through the fourth Quarter and led the Philadelphia 76ersto a 107-98 Victory Over St. Louis Friday night in the second Hal of a National basketball association doubleheader. Boston held off a san Diego rally for a 114-101 Triumph in the opener and kept its slim first place margin Over Philadelphia in the Eastern . Louis on the scoring of Len Wilkens and Zelmo Beaty had run up a 40-23 Lead mid Way through the second period and still led 79-73 after three , who scored 14, ral lied the faltering world champions behind his shooting and pulled the 76ers to within two Points. Then Matt Goukas flip shot while falling knotted the score at 85. St. Louis went Back in front briefly but Billy Cunningham and Jackson pulled the 76ersinto the Lead and Hal Greer and Wilt Chamberlain kept the there with timely shooting. The Victory kept the 76erswithin striking distance of the celtics. Boston s record is 20-7against the 76ers 22-9, and the celtics Lead by a few percentage Points. Two san Diego goals by do Kojis and one by John Block i continued on Page 22 last has gained 3,294yards passing and is Only 85 Yards shy of his club record and171 Yards away from babe Par Illi s record of 3,465 set in 1964.both teams Are without top rushers. Emerson Boozer whole the jets to their 27-14 Victory in the first meeting and Oak land s Clem Daniels the Al s first 5,000-Yard career rusher both Are out for the season with leg injuries. Sagging pats Boston has dropped four straight and completes its sea son on the Road against the dolphins who stunned san Diego 41-24 last patriots were thumped by Buffalo 44-16 last week but Gotan encouraging performance from Young Bobby Leo. The Harvard Grad playing his first Al game scored a to on a 25-Yard pass from Parilli. Miami has developed a top pass catch combination in Bob Greece and Jack Clancy. The chiefs and Broncos Bot finish their season and each a hip nod new York the last timeout. Pc thumped Denver 52-9 in the first meeting but the Bron cos have improved since then winning two of last three an playing close games in the last five starts. Nevertheless Gabriel did Afine Job in leading the rams to a key Victory Over the Greenbay packers last weekend and did spark los Angeles to a 24-24tie with Baltimore in the teams first meeting oct. 15. The defences vary Little Between the two teams so it would seem the difference would boil Down to which quarterback has the better is untested in Champion ship play Unitas has almost always excelled in a title game. Frankfurt special american forces network will carry the nil coastal Divi Sion championship game be tween the los Angeles ram Sand Baltimore Colts sunday live and direct from the Losangeles coliseum. Broadcast time is schedule for 10 . Common sense favors the Colt but the Odd makers favor the rams by one Point. With the remainder of the division champions already decided the rest of the weekend activity has very Little meaning. Dallas the Capitol Divisio Champ visits san Francisco saturday while sunday action finds Cleveland at Philadelphia St. Louis at new York Pittsburgh at Green Bay new Orleans at Washington chicagoan Atlanta and Minnesota at Detroit. Substitute Craig Morton May get the nod at quarterback for Dallas if Don Meredith has no fully recovered from a broken nose. The 49ers will probably go with George Mira at Quarter Back As the former Miami Fla Star was instrumental in helping the team snap a six game losing Streak last week end. This is the first Meetin Between the two teams this year and Dallas is favored by five Points. Cleveland the Century Divi Sion Champion has won four in a Row since losing to Green Baya month ago and is a three Point Choice to make it five straight. The eagles could finish second in the Capitol division if they win and new Orleans defeats Washington giants Eye .500 the giants Are going after a.500 season which would be an incredible improvement overcast year s dismal 1-12-1 record. New York beat St. Louis 37-20when the two teams met earlier this year and stands a Good Hance of duplicating the feat since the cardinals have los the services of halfback Johnny Roland the league s third leading rusher. This season is the meeting first regular Between theste Elers and the packers since former Green Bay assistant Bil Laustin became Pittsburgh s head coach in 1966. They be Metin pre season games the past two years with Green Bay winning both times. This is the final game for the Centra division Champion packers before their Western conference title game on dec. 23. New Orleans has its last Hance to equal the record number of victories for a expansion team but will be a 13-Point underdog against Washington. Chicago is an 11-Point pick Over Atlanta and Detroit Atwo Point Choice Over Minnesota. Battey fined $1 000 Minneapolis Minn. A Earl Battey former Catcher with the Minnesota twins base Ball club was fined si.000 and Iriven a 3-year suspended jail sentence Friday for Federal in come tax evasion

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