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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 20, 1953, Florence, South CarolinaTutay morning december 20, 1953 the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Pages a Lions Browns vie next week Odds and Jinx on Cleveland s Side for title by Joe Falls Detroit. Dec. 19 Cle Veland Browns will have the Odds and a Jinx Riding with them next sunday when they attempt to unseat the Detroit Lions As champions of the National Pool Ball league. The brownies figure to be slight favourites ii the title game at Briggs stanium and regain their position As rulers of professional football. The game starting at 1 p. M., will be televised from coast to coast w in the Michigan Toledo area blacked out. The expect a capacity crowd of Over to fill the Ball Park. Detroit will be seeking to Down the Browns for the second straight year and retain their title. But past history indicates they re going to have a Tough time doing it. Only twice in the 20 year history of pro playoffs have teams won the championship two 3 ears in a Row. The Chicago bears did it in 1940-41 and the Philadelphia eagles in 1948-49. Six other teams failed to make it two straight and in 1942 the bears were beaten by the Washington redskins while trying for their third straight Crown. Detroit however is batting 1.000 in the nil title play. In 1935, they Defeated the new York giants 26 7 for the championship and last year they upset the Browns 17-7. That loss was the second straight year Cle veined was beaten in the playoff game. In 1951, they were trumped by los Angeles 24-17. Before that Paul Brown s Brown ies were supreme rulers of the pro game. They won four straight titles in the All America Confer ence 1946-49 and captured the championship in the nil in 1950 first year in the league. The Gamo very Likely could develop into test of defences. Cleveland yielded Only an aver age of two touchdowns a game during the season allowing its opponents 162 Points in 12 games. Forty two of these came in the final game when the Philadelphia eagles roiled up a 42-27 margin and handed the Browns their Only setback Detroit gave up 205 Mark in the Western its air defense the vital part of any defense was second to none. On the offence Cleveland out scored the Lions 348 Points to 271. The brownies 11-1 record was a Shade better than Detroit s 10 -2. But Many Felt the Lions had a rougher schedule. Davidson calmed Davidson n.c., dec. 19 he Davidson College which climaxed five dismal football seasons by los ing All games played this year is Gning to stay in its own class next season. In line with this move previously contracted games with North Carolina state and Flor Ida state have been cancelled. Bill Early left notre Dame Backfield coach and Jim Tatum Maryland football coach shake hands As they pose with Rev. J. Hugh o Donnell memorial trophy delivered by notre Dame to Maryland at College Park my. Behind it Maryland s president h. C. Byrd expresses his approval. Trophy goes annually to school winding up in no. 1 spot of the associated press Grid poll. Notre Dame had it last year. Four top Cage Powers lend foreign tone at Kentucky Lexington ky., dec. 19 four collegiate basketball Powers ranked in the top 20 nationally lend an intersection Al tone to the University of Kentucky s invitation Al tournament opening Here Mon Day. Urcla s seasoned Crew which tonight sought its sixth win without a loss and currently is 17th in the associated press poll opens against Lasalle once beaten in six starts and rated no. 20, at . Central Standard time Mon Day. Kentucky unbeaten in four tries and no. 2 nationally and Duke the no. 13 team which tried to night to extend its record to 5-1, meet in the Nightcap. The winners play for the championship tuesday night and the losers Are paired in a Consolation tilt. Lasalle won the National invitation title last March and Many figure it will meet Kentucky in the Lexington finals. The tournament is expected to draw crowds of about Urcla has 10 of last year s 14 letter winners Back including seven who alternated at starting. Among them is John Moore 6-5 Forward who tallied 315 Points to Lead the offence last year. Lasalle with Only All America Tom cola returning from last year s regulars is rebuilding and has lost Only to a Strong Niagara club on the latter s court. Lasalle warmed up against lightweight Competition and in its last two starts trounced Lafayette and Georgetown University of washing m. Duke which lopped the 100 Mark n three of its first four games is be most prolific scoring Crew and and a 92 Point average going into night s tilt with West Virginia. The Blue devils also have the tall St player in the tournament 6-9 Here s big news in men s sweaters int Artta it tit Mart Raul get of Mill ism str. 100% Iii my fill Tel cry. 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"1 think we arc in a wonderful i the Captain s Good cheer after i Tony Trabert and Vic Seixas scored straight set singles victories to rive he United states a 4-1 Conquest of Belgium in the inter zone final. The sweep sent the . Into the Chal Enge round for the Lith straight year and the ninth in succession against Australia. The team leaves for Melbourne where it will get ready for the Chal Lenge round dec. 28-30. Trabert sturdily built United states Champion from Cincinnati cooled off Young Jackie Brichant with a blast of Power Tennis 6-4, 6-2, 6-1. That was the key match for Brichant had upset Seixas in the first Day s singles and another Surprise Victory by him would have left the teams tied at 2-2 going into the final match. Seixas went out and slammed his Way to a 0-2. 7-5, 8-g Triumph Over Philippe Washer Belgium s no. 1 Ace. 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