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West Tops East in AFL All-Star Game, 21-14

Jan. 13, 1963 - Frank Tripucka, the Denver quarterback, passed 20 yards to Lionel Taylor, a Denver end, for the fourth-quarter touchdown that gave the West a 21-14 victory over the East in the second annual American Football League All-Star game. A crowd of 27,461 attended at San Diego’s Balboa Stadium. The same players had clicked on a 49-yard pass play from their 25 to set up the winning score. There were seven pass interceptions — 5 by the West — 9 fumbles, and 104 yards lost by quarterbacks attempting to pass. The San Diego Charger defensive end, Earl Faison, who punished quarterbacks all day, was named the game’s most valuable defensive player. The outstanding offensive player was Curtis McClinton, the Dallas fullback who scored one touchdown, set up another, and ran for 94 yards in the first half to give the West a 14-0 lead at halftime.


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