December 2, 1961 – American League All-Stars

 

1961 afl all stars

(ADVANCE FOR MORNING PAPERS OF FRIDAY, DEC 22)

(NY6–Dec 21) — AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL-STARS — Here’s the American Football League all-star offensive team selected for The Associated Press by poll of sports writers and sportscasters.  They are: Lionel Taylor and Bill Groman, ends; Al Jamison and Ron Mix, tackles; Bob Mischak and Ken Adamson, guards; Jim Otto, center; George Blanda, quarterback; Billy Cannon, halfback’ Charlie Hennigan, flanker back’ and Bill Mathis, fullback. (AP Wirephoto)

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One Response to December 2, 1961 – American League All-Stars

  1. Rick Wigington says:

    Not hard to see why the Oilers were in the first three AFL championship games and won the first two with five of the 11 All Stars.

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