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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 18, 1967, Tokyo, JapanPackers ability smothered chiefs desire by Marv Schneider los Angeles a pro football s greatly anticipated super bowl game now is part of sports history and there is no doubt that it will be remembered for a Long contest had the greatest build up of any sports even which preceded it and for the first half at least it was a con test worthy of All the drum beat once the Green Bay pack ers began to assert their superiority the difference Between the Strom boosts two teams and Between the for that matter became very borrow a phrase from the thoroughbred racing set class will Tell and it did. Determination can take a teams far and in this Case it took the Kansas City chiefs through the first half. They trailed by Only four Points when the half ended. Then the packers opened up and the game was a contest no More. Willie Wood is being credited by Many As being the player who broke the game in the second half he intercepted one of Len Dawson passes and returned it 50 Yards to put the packers in position for their third touchdown. Daw son and the chiefs never seemed the same after that. Said Wood after the game we knew they would pass on third Down and five and i Wood also disclosed it s Agreen Bay tactic to allow the opposition to get away with Short passes to the outside and then Hawk in for a kill when the ene my thinks it has found a weak packers also seemed to take heart from that interception play As if they realized it was time to show who they defensive linemen began to crash in on Dawson As All the reports predicted they would. And it was obvious that Kansa City indeed was Over matched. Dawson did a Noble Job in the first half but Green Bay Quarter Back Bart Starr did a profession air Job for the two halves. A continued from Page 18 and produced two to scored the first of the Day on a 37-yarder from Starr with8 56 gone in the opening period snagging the Ball one handed from Mitchell. Then As the Sun slowly Sank on the chiefs and their Tricky Kan Sas City stack defences Mcge grabbed one in the end zone 13 Yards away for the packers los Angeles a hundreds of fans who flew to los Angeles to watch sunday s super bowl were delayed Over night when fog stopped flights at International Airport. Some left for Home after the game from Ontario Airport but others including 250 of 500 trans world charter passengers from Kansas City spent the night at hotels. Nearly All Pas sengers were on their Way again late monday morning. Fourth touchdown in the third period once again in Mitchell s territory. Dawson brought the chiefs int Contention by hitting Curt me Clinton with a seven Yard toss at4 20 into the second period Wood who used to quarterback Southern California on the same Field a decade before was the defender in this Case but he was to be heard from later. Jim Taylor put Green Bay ahead to stay six minutes after Mcclinton s touchdown charging around left end for 14-Yard sweep carrying the chiefs Chuck Hus ton with him As fuzzy thursto nand Jerry Kramer led the Block Mike Mercer who had missed an earlier Field goal at tempt kept the chiefs close by booting one from 31 Yards Outwith 54 seconds left in the half. After that it was All Greenbay. Elijah Pitts holding Down the halfback spot As usual Hornung who has been Hurt most of the season charge across from the. 5-Yard line with Green Bay s third score Early inthe third period. The tally was set up by Wood who picked offa pass by the badly rushed Daw son and raced it Back 50 then found Mcgee for their second to of the Day 11minutes later from 13 Yards out. Pitts one Yard smash Midway through the final Quarter sewed things City May have been out of its league As Lombard inferred but Don t go away folks. This saturday comes the Aflalo Star game in Oakland Cal. Dawson and 11 other chiefs All $7,500 Richer Are scheduled up. The following Day Starr an seven Packer teammates each already Richer by $15,000, play for the West team in the nil s annual pro bowl Here. Curtis Mcclinton of the Kansas City chiefs hugs in a touchdown pass from Len Dawson in the second Quarter of sunday s super bowl clash with the Green Bay packers at los Angeles. The game which the packers won 3540, was the richest in pro football history with each member of the winning team getting $15,000 while the losers collected $7,500 each. A radio photo record 60 million saw game on to los Angeles a the american research Bureau Esti mates that sunday s super Bow football game Between the Green Bay packers and Kansas Cit chiefs attracted about 60 million television viewers a record for sports event. The Bureau also reported that lbs had the largest number of viewers with a rating of 24.8 tonic s 17.4. The estimated 60 million per sons followed the game on television and radio throughout the United states Canada and mexi co except in a 75-mile radius of los Angeles where the telecast was blacked out. However the radio account was broadcast in the area. But the statistics Are considered to be preliminary pending the release in two weeks of the National Nielsen ratings. A crowd of 63,036 fans about two thirds the 93,000-seat capacity of memorial coliseum in los Angeles turned out for the first world series of National and american football leagues had hoped Forat least 70,000 for the classic and a record setting Gate of $800,000.the Gate was estimated at around $730,000, slightly below the record 3 cubs of contracts Chicago a pitchers Ken Holtzman Ferguson Jenkins and Rich Nye have come totems with the Chicago cubs for the 1967 season. Set earlier this month in the of title game. Network to receipt were $2 million the Gate receipts will be divided like this after deduction of taxes expenses and players shares 40 per cent will go to player Benefi plans of the american and National football leagues 15 Pel cent to each participating club and 15 per cent to each league office. And Stram did t stutter los Angeles a Kansas City chiefs coach Hank Strain had a lot of explaining to do monday to his Boss. V when owner Lamar Hunt of the american football league s chiefs hired Hank Strain he told the coach it matters not whether you win or lose but How you explain it to me the chiefs of course lost the big one the super bowl Sun Day. Strain s explanation the packers were simply the Best team we Ever played a tourist s View continued from Page 18 presentation. Their Battle was not morning one rating sys tem gave the Edge to Abc an other to lbs. The players also had a vested interest in the match aside from the glory of proving which of the two professional leagues was bet Ter. Members of the winning team nearly each one of which weighed More than 200 pounds got $15,000 each. The losers nearly All of whom also weighed More than 200 pounds got $7,500 each. Bart Starr the packers quarterback completed an almost in credible 16 of 23 passes that he threw. And monday the nation s press from new York to los Angeles in full pages of words and Pic Tures reported that the Green Bay packers had won by a score of 35-10, just As if 60 million americans did t already know. Otherwise it was a rather Dull show even for the millions who viewed it in the United states and More so for the other Mil Lions throughout the world who might prefer to watch Pope Paul or Pele. Different meaning los Angeles a Greenbay s 35-10 Victory Over Kansas City in the first super bowl game was the same score by which Cleveland of the old All americ football conference upset Phila Delphia s National football league champions in 1950. However in the super bowl game it was the older established nil which showed its superiority by trouncing the american football league champions. \ h that too was a key Factor. The chiefs did show flashes of brilliance especially with Mike s running and some Fin pass catching by Otis Taylor. But those were momentary flashes. Packers coach Vince Lombard May have summed up the truth of the matter last week when he said maybe next year this will be the most important thing inthe world but right now it in the chiefs and the Al just weren t quite ready. Goalby edges Brewer san Diego Cal. Up Bob Goalby who had not won a pea tour Champion ship in More than four years was off to a flying 1967 Star sunday with the san Diego open title and $13,200 this credit. Goalby former University of Illinois football player took the first pea event of the new Yearby just one stroke Over Gay Brewer of Dallas tex., in a Cliff Hanger finish. His last win was in the 1962denver open although he has been in the big Money collecting$49,500 in official winnings in 1966. Brewer who trailed Goalby by six strokes going into the final round Here unleashed a barrage of birdies five in a Row for a 64 and got $7,920 for second place. The texan s rounds were 66-72 68-64270 while Goalby had 68-64-68-69269 which was 15-under-Par for the stardust country club Victory. Brewer who finished about 45minutes ahead of Goalby had the Winner theoretically tied twice on the Back nine. Goalby however Sank a 10-foot putt for a Birdie three on the 17th and then got a Tough Par on the 18th to pull input. His tee shot on the 18th went into a Bunker but he blasted outland Sank a two foot putt for a zealand s Bob Charles finished third with a final round68 and a 72-Hole total of 273good for $4,950.the 1966 National pea Chain Pion Al Geiberger Carlton Oaks,Cal., tied for fourth at 274 with Dave Hill Evergreen Colo. The each won $3,069. Billy Casper a sentimental favorite Here in his Hometown and Golf s leading Money Winner in 1966 with $122,644, improved with each round71-70-68-66. Buthis 275 total was Good Only for a six place tie with three other Sand a purse of $2,161.50. I the others at 275 were Ronni Reif Rialto Cal. Pete Broil los Angeles and Randy Glover Florence . The first prize of $13,200 was Goalby s biggest win in 10 years As a pro. His previous High was$7,000 in the 1961 los Angeles said he did not know Brewer was close on his Heel until he holed out on the 15th with a Birdie. His wife Sarah told him Brewer was 14 under. Bob goal Ygay Brewer Bob Charles Dave Hill Al Geiberger Billy Casper Ronnie reef Pete Brown Randy Globe Chris Blocker Art Wal Doug Sanders 68-64-68-69269 66-72-68-6427069-70-68-66273 69-68-69-6827469-69-67-69271 71-70-68-66275 68-68-71-6827571-69-67-68275 65-67-74-6927568-67-72-69276 71-65-70-70276 69-69-67-71276 Pacific stars & stripes 19wednesday, Jan. 18, 1907

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