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Special Assignment (Baseball and Drugs) #101568

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Peter Ueberroth's program for drug abusers in maj. league baseball following last year's Pittsburgh scandal recalled.

(Miami, Florida: Mark Potter) Baseball's effort to clean up its image this yr. examined; scenes shown. [Player Alan WIGGINS - testifies to peers about his drug abuse.] [Orioles team psychologist Dr. James McGEE - favors med. approach.] [Player Scott McGREGOR - agrees.] [Sports writer Tom BOSWELL - thinks drug testing clauses in players' contracts will become the norm.] [Players union spokesperson Don. FEHR - opposes drug tests.] [Player Dave WINFIELD - thinks majority of players don't abuse drugs or alcohol.] [FANS - comment.]

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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