Clipped From The Daily Herald
Chinese Team Loses Title PORTLAND, Ore. (UPI) The The National Table Tennis League has ruled that the Republic of China men's team placed toothpaste on ping pong balls during the recent world championship matches. The decision stripped the Chinese team of its world professional title and awarded the championship to the Seattle Sockeyes. The two teams met Feb. 3 in Hubbard, Ore., for the championship. championship. The results were suspended after Seattle team captain Tom Ruttinger protested protested that the Chinese had placed a foreign substance on the balls.