50 years ago: McCann, Wilson, Blubaugh win gold @ 1960 Olympics
Most Americans who traveled to Rome this summer were on vacation. They went to see the landmarks such as the Sistine Chapel, the Colesseum, Trevi Fountain ... to savor the cuisine ... and soak up some la dolce vita (the good life).
Fifty summers ago, sixteen young men from the United States traveled to the capital of Italy strictly for business. All brought home lasting memories. Three -- Terry McCann, Shelby Wilson, and Doug Blubaugh -- came home with gold medals in freestyle wrestling from the 1960 Olympics.
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