Sport: A Van for a Van

"We've got two Dutchmen now," crowed Coach Norm Van Brocklin of the National Football League's Minnesota Vikings. "How can we help but win?" For a coach whose team won only two of 14 games last fall, Dutch Van Brocklin seemed a trifle overenthusiastic. But he could be pardoned for gloating. In one of those classic, prop-studded contract ceremonies, he happily signed up the Vikings' newest recruit: Wisconsin Quarterback Ron VanderKelen, the most coveted pro prospect in the nation.

VanderKelen's Viking contract called for $20,000—steep for a 23-year-old rookie who had played only 90 sec. of varsity ball prior to the 1962 season....

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