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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 24, 1967, Tokyo, JapanEagles Retzlaff retires officially Pete Retzlaff Philadelphia a pet Retzlaff who starred 11 seasons at offensive end for the Philadel phia eagles retired this week from the National football league club because business pressures primarily radio an television work were too de manding. The eagles described the 34-year-old Retzlaff As the great est pass receiver in the club history and said he would be missed. 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By United 25 33 52 30 37 12 34 43 57 60 21 38 48 17 26 44 53 22 31 49 feature Syndicate inc. 10 27 39 54 40 Grin and Bear it by Lichty a the lines Are Busy sir everybody is having a hat with the North Vietnam government except the . Government Retzlaff regarded As. The eagles biggest bargain was acquired for $100 in 1956 from the Detroit Lions. Shifted from full Back the end he became one of the league s top offensive stars earning All pro honors and play ing in five All Star pro bowl games. Retzlaff told Joe Kuharich Eagle general manager coach he was quitting because the added pressure of my varied business endeavours makes it impossible for me to devote the time and Energy so necessary to continue to participate on the High competitive level of the nil. He worked in the off season i Philadelphia As a radio and Tele vision sports announcer. He also is a partner in a resort Motel in Wildwood Crest . Retzlaff said he had some misgiving about leaving the eagles especially since he feels the team can win the Eastern Divi Sion title next season. Retzlaff was a Backfield stand out at South Dakota state before Detroit drafted him in 1953. Rejoined the Lions three years later after a service hitch. Overloaded with runners the Lions put him on waivers and the Eagle grabbed him. It was t Long before the6-foot-l end made a name for himself. He turned into a Fantas tic pass receiver who seemed to have glue on his snared a total of 452 passes for 7,412 Yards and scored47 touchdowns. He caught 50 passes in 195.8, his Best season. Retzlaff is ranked fifth in of records in most passes caught and most Yards gained receiving. The eagles will Honor ret Laffy retiring the number 44 he wore on his Jersey. Browns acquire dowdy Cleveland a Cecil dowdy Alabama All America Offen Sive tackle has signed a Cleve land Browns contract the nation Al football l a g u e club an , from Cherokee ala., is 6-foot-l1 and weighs 220. He willbe Given a trial As a linebacker. Along with dowdy drafted Ashe Browns no. 9 Choice in last week s professional football draft the Browns signed Floyd Rogers 6-4, 245-defensive tackle fro Clemson University. Rogers from Clyde n.c., was Cleveland s no.14. Choice. Red Smith red Smith Falcons sign soccer kicker Atlanta a. A the at Lanta Falcons signed placekicker Peter pm a left footed soccer style kicker who was not included in the recent College draft. Kriz is a native of Hungary who played football at East Caro Lina College in Greenville n.c.,and is now a teacher in Norfolk a. He was grilled ineligible for College football his senior year at assistant coach Bob Fry said the 27-year-old, 5-foot-ll, 190-Pounder has kicked Field goals of 59 Yards in. Practice but nor Mally has a 40 or 45-Yard Range boy manager Winter Haven baseball Odyssey of James David Bristol reads As follows Welch . Ogden Utah sign Bury a. West Palm Beach Fla. Wausau wis. Hornell,. Geneva . Visalia Calif. Palatka Fla. Topeka kans. Macon a. Valencia Venezuela san Diego , Ohio. And did you have fights at every Stop. Dave the boy manager of the reds was asked. Yes sir he said swiftly and shifted a fateful of eating Tobac Ceto the other Cheek. But Only because i wanted my players to be aggressive and not hide from far up the ladder did you go As a player class How come were you Hurt Only my there have been other boy managers inthe big leagues notably Bucky Harris with the senators of 1924 and Lou Boudreau wit the indians in 1942, but Bristol is the Only one who has made a career of it. He adopted the role in Hornell in 1957 when he was 23 and now after 10 years of tryouts out of town he is ready to take his show to Crosier Field where he finished last seasons interim successor to Don Heffner. Battle of Florida is a Square Jawed Sandy haired citizen with a vocabulary that once commanded the undivided attention of his pupils in history and government in High school in Murphy n.c., a cultural Center. What is your first base situation As of now he was of now the Battle of Florida continues to rage Between May and Gordy Coleman hell play against certain kinds of pitching and in 1964 Tony Perez played first base for Bristol in san i and hit 34 Home runs. In 1965 Lee May played first base for Bristol in san Diego and hit 34 Home runs. As a manager of first basemen Dave was in a rut. Lee May. Of Birmingham ala., is not to be confused with Lemaye the Cleveland outfielder formerly with Houston or with Dave May a Rookie Outfield on with Baltimore or with Jerry May a Pittsburgh Catcher or with Willie Mays a Sun Francisco out fielder. Lee Maye is a folksinger a recording artist. Does play a musical instrument no but i love hillbilly music listen to it All the Pete s Golden Glove 6qeron Johnson can play first base Bristol said "but1 the others can t play any place else and i want their s Happy on third base where he had his Best putting Johnson on third Means moving Tommy Helms last season s Rookie of the year to second base. That Means shifting last year s All Star second baseman Pete Rose to left Field. Rose volunteered to make the change. Ill be criticized for moving an All Star second baseman Bristol said but Pete has a Fine Arm a can run he s aggressive and talented. Hell be a Good a few seats away on the Bench Rose held up his Glove. One thing i know he announced they Don t pay you for using he got up and walked Ever toward the water cooler. Not he said Over his shoulder As if to reassure the Man Ager that i mean to catch the Ball with my the attitude is positive this Winter Joe Nuxhall elder statesmen of the cincinnati1a pitching corps made a speech that seemed to imply that Milt pappa 12-11 gave the reds less than his Best Effort last year after Baltimore traded him in the Frank Robinson got them together this Spring Bristol said and it took about one minute. They Shook hands and it s a closed was their attitude obviously you need pitching. But what do you think of you learn i think it s a Good going to win the Pennant we re going to try like c 1967, publisher newspaper Syndicate Roland wins nil Jitich new York a Rookie Johnny Roland of St. Louis was the National football league s punt return Champion for 1966, according to official league statistics released wednesday. Roland returned 20 punts for 221 Yards and a 11.1 average. John Robinson of Detroit had an average of 14.2 on 13 returns one less than the qualifying mini mum. That showing helped the Lions to the team title with a total of 38 returns for 396 Yard Sand a 10.4 average. Al Haymond of Baltimore led into categories for the second straight year most returns 40, and most Yards gained on returns,347. Roland had the longest Pun return 89 Yards for a touchdown against Philadelphia in the Cardi nals 41-10 Victory at Philadelphia oct. 2. Baltimore gets bay1 Baltimore a the Balti More entry in the new National professional soccer league known As the Bays after Chesapeake Bay. The Bays will play some of their Home games in Baltimore s memorial stadium when the orioles Are on the road7 Pacific stars & stripes 93friflay, March 24, 1967 of

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