Dick Cecil, vice president and chief architect of the Atlanta Chiefs soccer club, holds a ball signed by the 1968 championship team at his home in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Cecil still has the championship trophy, tucked away somewhere in his home, a cherished prize that has been reduced to bits and pieces by the ravages of time.
Dick Cecil, vice president and chief architect of the Atlanta Chiefs soccer club, holds a ball signed by the 1968 championship team at his home in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Cecil still has the championship trophy, tucked away somewhere in his home, a cherished prize that has been reduced to bits and pieces by the ravages of time. John Bazemore AP Photo
Dick Cecil, vice president and chief architect of the Atlanta Chiefs soccer club, holds a ball signed by the 1968 championship team at his home in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Cecil still has the championship trophy, tucked away somewhere in his home, a cherished prize that has been reduced to bits and pieces by the ravages of time. John Bazemore AP Photo

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