NBC Evening News for
Thursday, Apr 14, 1977


Headline: Chicago / Baseball Bat Sculpture

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(Studio) Federal government commissioned sculptor Claes Oldenburg to build 101 ft. baseball bat to put before new government building in Chicago.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Chicago, Illinois) Bat structure is dedicated today. In attendance are Oldenburg and Vice President's wife, Joan Mondale. [Mrs. MONDALE - says it's nice to be in Chicago.] Chicago's baseball teams, White Sox and Cubs, have had lowest batting averages in world; now city has highest bat in world.
REPORTER: Eric Burns

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Program Time:05:50:40 pm - 05:52:10 pm. Duration: 01:30
Reporters:Brinkley, David; Burns, Eric
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Record Number:493140