Daily Archives: April 26, 2013

1963 All-Star Game Press Release – SUDDEN DEATH SET FOR ALL-STAR GAME

Here is a original press release for the second annual AFL All-Star Game, that was played in San Diego’s Balboa Stadium.  I enjoy items like this, as I always learn something new in reading them.  I found this particular release interesting as the main subject is how a “sudden death” format will be worked into the upcoming game in the event of a tie at the end of regulation play.  It is an interesting note, but it seems like a strange bit of information to be released under a splashy headline.  Perhaps San Diego’s Junior Chamber of Commerce was looking to promote the game by all means, and at this late date was issuing releases continually to help keep the game at the forefront of people’s minds? read more