European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 24 1960, Page 21

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 24, 1960, Darmstadt, HesseThi Likely Fla. So qty Mer oozes confide once to lies new Yolk titans and tit american football league Are 1� to stay despite a Bath of red Ink for both in the first year of operation. The Over opt Mutic president of the titans old his club blew $350,000 and All clubs in the league a collective $2 million. New York olympic officials the world Over Are agreed the games Are too big and too costly but they can t agree on we. T to do about it after years of debate they decided on a new Lourae for Rome in j960--to make it tougher to qualify by netting a list of olym Pic standards that Hud to be met if any nation wanted More than one Conter tint m a specific event. That helped but Toj More ath Leles from More nations vied for olympic Hurels at rom last sum Mer than in any previous olym Piad. Other proposals rejected previously eliminate team sports such As soccer Field hockey and Basket ill. Eliminate women competitors. Shift Normal Winter sports such As basketball boxing and wrestling to the Winter olympics. Cut each nation to one entry per event. Eliminate fringe events or Lii at Don t Appeal to a larger proportion of competing nations such us walking canoeing Greco. Roman wrestling Etc. But each of Ihlae moves met stiff resistance from nations that would to hit by such cuts and so far All restrictions have failed except the fill flying standards put in for the first time this year. A it rent suggestion reported by International olympic committee president Avery Brundage was to bar previous Gold medal winners from defending their olympic titles dates on nights foul bade Toto at _ " " for Utler la 9e of Yark City As famine 1 know Hilt to it this is the leap said Witnaer at in Ahot our to lose Nam Era to dhow i pointed to Tho out tag a decision tote Orivs new York Tai Bufi Fly the notto oud football Leslie by baying bom officials differ of ways to Cut olympic costs four years is str the ttt0utit it would help reduce in a sense it might do that toy taking out of Competition certain athletes subsidized by foreign governments for As Long they re capable of competing on a higher plane. But u also would work against such real amateurs As two time discus Champ Al Oerter. The real professional minded olympians Mirtte Jerly the boxers will turn professional while they re in the limelight after winning their first Gold medal. Since Effort to eliminate certain events have failed the Best Way to tighten up the entry list for the 1964 gentes at Tokyo probably would be it even higher set of qualifying standards. Tuider the new system an olym Pic committee fixes a minimum performance Standard for olympic entry. All nations Are allowed one contestant in each event but a nation that desires up to three must certify that All three have surpassed the minimum Standard. Thus the United states with hot performers in several events was Able to score a 1-2-3 sweep in the olympic High hurdles 400 meter hurdles the shot put and discus. Restricting entries to one for each event would be too Tough to Swallow for the top scorers like the United states. Russia and Germany. Making it tougher to qualify three men is about the Only move that la satisfy most countries. George honoured for babe Ruth Are seemingly in a byte psychological Barrier apparently a enough was a Well heeled aficionado Lour who said during a bit of the Snead Ner jut while uie Coral tournament being a so week up s1w every time he plays open. If he win it. I la pay Kytt were no to be doubled that Eveni with his great Affinity for of would take curb n Wager. Sen when they hand film 11 and wrote mid in the too much for him to Curry Boxen seek 8 opponent special Berlin Boxen team is seeking u Vej opponent for a match sport Center Here Jan 8. Inf Jav has already a an invitation to Light on but Berlin officials de make it b three Way match information cell Ber r 6168. Wiesbaden Germany j u col Dominic George Hakk s chief of recreation has been Hon on this Side of the at Quintic. George h. I received a special award from baseball for Europe in. A non profit . Org Mhz Alioti for the promotion of Goodwill through Amrien s favorite pits Lime. Others recoil Init awards i Thi r annual sport to Leniu a in new York were Branch Rickey Stan Musial former postmaster a jct ral James a. Farley and kddr1 Kingan sex new York boxing com missioner and a Lief of president Eisenhower k people to people Juo Gram. Go rec has headed the Europe babe Ruih league since 1958 Sint was recently appointed to that group to Ofjard of directors. While primarily aimed it Ameri can dependent youth the league re ived h boost earlier this a or whim pin to Timve each of the babe Ruth regions in the . Sponsor h european country a Tsado Ted. Countries to Benefit from Thi. Program include Germany. Italy Spain the Netherlands France. Belgium and Britain George said he expects More than 200 teams to participate in euro Pean babe Ruth league play next Deacon. The Al 4dpi with nil ram Tor Bye to. Money Ift Tow a an Eli. Be the if to Les a Fol their Horn game Tsa Barbea Star to we True cast their games into lob Angeles in Competition with the us rams of the nil. Barren Hyton owner of the chargers will get mad when he Beora this but Don t let him deny it mid win nor. Hilton not Avail Ablel Hilton wan not imme Dwely Avail Able for comment but Niy tour Days ago after san Diego sports writers wrote the charges would be moved to san Deere Hilton said he was staying Pat. Winner said tack urn will Han dle some of the duties of in Rel Stev Sebo. But toe expressed Gatig Actton with the Job done by Sebo and the ooze Hync off headed by Sammy Finnan. Everyone will return said Wismer. That he Laid a Clad the Tele casting. We have with us today ear sponsor who is most Happy it tit our telecasts and in Hen to aay that goes for the future said Wiamer. Sports group honors greats new York of 3ockt?y Johnny Longden Teiml great Jack Kramer and the Chicago Bear backs Lek of 1940 Are among the history makers off the Century who will be honoured next month by the sports lodges of a Nat b Ruth. Longden who started Riding in 1927, has won More than 5,400 races anal purse Money of. Almost 520,000,000. Kramer currently a professional Tenn Lff promoter was an outstanding Amateur in the late 40s and twice won the National singles title. The bears Backfield of 1940 was composed of Sid Luckman George Mcafee Ray Nolting and Bui Osmanski. They wrote their names in the record Book when the bean routed the Washington re Dakina in that year s National football league title game 13-0. These stars along with those previously named will be honoured at two dinners the first in new York Jan. 22 and the wce4 the following night in Boston other to be honoured Bactad or. Roger Bannister Don Lorsen and Bobby Thomson. Receives plaque u col Dominic George Vasai chief of no Reatini right t receives a plaque awarded him by a Mead for Europe inc. Maj Gen Edward 3, Timberlake make the presentation in ceremonies at Wiesbaden Germany. Air Fow photo rangers Call Forward from Vancouver farm new York a the injury riddled new York rangers of the National hockey league have called up Dan Belgae front the Vancouver club o the we teen league. He a a is rec mild for Ward v at the same time the cer returned Wayne Hall to k3thfnr, ont., of the Euton

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