European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 25 1961, Page 22

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 25, 1961, Darmstadt, Hesse22 the stars and stripes quits Job to Calm rebels Detroit a Edwin j. An Dereon moved monday to Calm a storm within the ownership of the Detroit Lions by stepping Down As the Bushy bowed Anderson the main target of rebel Stock holders trying to overthrow cur rent management remain. The dub s general manager at j40,00 a year. William Clay Ford vice presi Dent of the Ford motor co. And an announced 100 per cent supporter of Anderson s administration moves into the presidency on anon salaried basis. As he relinquished one of his positions Anderson reluctantly held out a peace offering to the rebel group. He said Ford May be considered Compromise president in some quarters and that the executive switch gives the dissident group the Opportunity to negotiate an Settle the the front office tight in the de troit football co. Goes Back 14 months. Several directors wanted to unseat Anderson then but the move died. D. Lyle Fife who led the initial charge to oust Andersons a director sharply criticized other directors who Aren t Willingto stand up and be fighting flare the squabbling flared again Dur ing the 1961 season. The rebel stockholders led by Fife George Cavanaugh another former director and director c. Ray Davis solicited proxies to overthrow management. For the past couple of weeks both sides have been engaged in a Campaign to gather of the 15 directors formed a management committee to Back the current administration. Earlier coach George Wilson sent to Long Tetter to All the Lions 143 stockholders urging them to support Anderson and the 13 other directors Friendly to came the switch that moved Ford into the term might last Only until feb. 23 when the proxy fight willbe decided at a regular Stockhold ers meeting Anderson said the change washes idea that he nominated Ford to end the harassment he said too that he thought the move might make management s Posi Tion stronger in the feb. 23 show Down Fife said the move did not sur prise him. He called Ford a High Grade intelligent Man interest Din the Detroit football but Fife said the change do snot end the Battle As far As i. Personally ant Ford will make a Good president said Fife. But i thin the stockholders still will want to see to it that for the Good of the company conscientious directors Are elected on feb. 23." Fife said his group s drive for proxies is going exceedingly Welt Ford said he hoped to be a constructive mediating Force but Fife said he had no plans to talk with Ford. As to Rochester . A Arnold Palmer,31-year-old Latrobe pa., golfer monday was named Winner of the Lith annual s. Roe Hickok professional athlete of the year poll. Palmer whose i960 triumphs included the masters and . Open among eight victories was the second golfer to win the $10,000 Dia mond studded Belt. He won by a margin of More than 100 Points in the voting of sports writers and sportscasters. Floyd Patterson first Man to win Back the heavyweight boxing title was second followed closely by Norm Van Brocklin who led the Philadelphia eagles to the National football league championship. Palmer received 73 first place votes of the143 cast and a total of 302 Points on a 3-2-1 basis. Patterson polled 35 firsts and 196 Points and Van Brocklin Drew 19 firsts and 176points. Bill Mazeroski whose Home run won the world series for the Pittsburgh pirates was fourth with 53 Points. Then came two pitch ers Vern Law of Pittsburgh and Warren Spahn of Milwaukee tied for fifth place with 33 Points each. Others who received votes included Basket Ball Star Wilt Chamberlain 27 Pittsburgh shortstop Dick Groat 12 Auto racer Jim Rathman Indianapolis Winner 6 jockey will Hartack Philadelphia eagles Center Chuc Bednarik. St. Louis cardinals Pitcher Ernie Broglio and Baltimore orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson 5 each. ,.there were no vote for last year s Winner come Sweden s a knocked oat by Palmer was per annual dinner of radio club. Brace to Charity. Palmer s Victory was a sensational which he started the behind the Leader record tying 30 on previous winners Ball 1950 allele re Mol Murciano boxing. 1952 Willie Hays base band football 1955 Mickey Jcarmen Basemo baseball 1958, and to writers fete 15 sportsmen in St. Louis St. Louis a Ball writers feted St. Louis base 15 individual Sand two teams at their fourth an Nual banquet monday night before crowd of about 1,000 persons. Skits lampooning local sport figures including some of those tapped for honors by the writers were sprinkled through the pro Gram. The annual meritorious service award went to Ben Kerner owner of the National basketball association Hawks. Redbird pitchers Ernie Brogli and Lindy Mcdaniel were co win ners of the Stlouis baseball Man of the year award. Two other Cardina pitchers were singled out for Hon ors Ray Sadecky for the Rookie Ward and Curt Simmons for the comeback of t he year sports to bowlers Harry Smith Ray Bluth Dick Weber and Don Carter John David Crow Sonny handle and Jerry Norton of the football cardinals golfer Bob Cochran All America end Danny la Rose and coach Dan Devine of the University of Missouri football team the falstaff Bowling team and the St Louis University soccer editors Robert l Burnes of the Globe Democrat and Bob Broeg of the Post dispatch shared Toast master duties. Simmons awards went Rademaker Victor Over Fleeman Seattle a Pete Rade Macher Columbus Georgia jabbed is Way to a unanimous 10-Rounddecision Over Donnie Freeman 185, Midlothian , weighing 202, was making his first appearance her since he opened his professional career in 1957 with a six round knockout loss to world Champion Floyd Patterson. Woods woes Dick Groat Pittsburgh pirates shortstop chips out at the rough on the third Fairway in the Bing Crosby pro in tourney at Pebble Beach Calif Groat paired with Arnold Palmer Finis take Well off the winning Pace. Up photo Sievers oks salary As Peeek reminisces Chicago a the chicag White sox monday signed first baseman Roy Sievers to a 1961 con tract under unusual circumstances. Sievers in town for a sporting goods convention met with White sox president Bill Veeck but the two could t come to terms Al though Veeck had offered Sievers raise. Later Veeck spoke at the con cards set 50 arc tilts St. Louis up the cardinals will play 50 games under the lights at Busch stadium 19gl top rated 4-year-Olds set for maturity run Arcadia Calif. A two highly regarded 4-year-Olds, to Lark and prove it were mad eligible for saturday s $170,000 Santa Anita maturity. Their owners Chase r. Mccoy and Rex Ellsworth made $10,000 supplementary payments to get them into the mile and one Quarter race. A n f a i � mention and recalled the Days head Sievers with the old St. Louis Browns where signing a player was a matter of a couple of Hun dred dollars because there was Nomore Money. Right now i d give Roy an additional $2,000 raise if could get him to sign today said Veeck. Sievers who was in the audience jumped up and shouted ill the amount of the contract was not announced but Sieve swill get an estimated $35,000. Sievers batted .295 last season hit 28 Home runs and drove in 93 runs. Skiing conditions Garmisch 5,000-10,000 feet skiing at Hausberger bib see Kret Zeck Zug Spitze temperature 10-28 degrees weather Cloudy and Snow forecast unsettled. Berchtesgaden 3,000-5,000 feet skiing at sky top Rossfeld temperature 38 29 degrees weather Clear fore cast Snow. Effie see skiing at Fras Dorf Ranschburg beit 1m Wink Winic Tenioso Kampe Vand temperature 2-15 degrees weather snowing forecast Snow. By the Sitbon 69, Branch 73 Norton mini m. P Savannah state St Man Niota 89. Mai attain Coltof 71, la Salt s3. Whf Balmont Abtey a Friend i. Collig of Ltd hut Robin a Tinnent Matut Howard Pyn i _ now a i to turn id Landi 9t Harriit Achan 48. Pal undo Smith 71, Minot 71. Upon Ted Mian i Luihn 39. Mocuta tray slam 91, it Toni Atlantic Chri Tiu a judge suit to Boston Cap j. Voke monday be filed in 10 contract suit Downes. London lost to Paul pendec14. \ Pender Tschampion in York and Section Walter Cartier and Louis Leavey obtained a restrain ing up Downes they charge they in 1956 to manage United states. Judge Voke said Case for hearing to appointed by the the court was fee for the fight net Gate was attorneys said$11.739. Downes is sex from England for Indiana sets Medley is Iowa City Iowa Tana set an a caning the 40-Yard 3 38.0 Here in a big1meet in which the i heated Iowa 5s47.the relay team a Chet Jastrem skiers of the . Of Mike Troy Pete fat Mckinney. They bettered Thein the event of 3 4 Cember. Dobbs comply by naming i Calgary Canada Dobbs new coach stampedes in the provincial football plated his staff naming Tom Bud coach. Hudspeth aide at Tulsa since Hudspeth repland joins Dobbs Jess Thompson on coaching staff for

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