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Gooden / Drug Abuse #108472

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 01, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: John Martin) Baseball star Dwight Gooden reported testing positive for cocaine use; his career so far reviewed, scenes shown. Commissioner Peter Ueberroth's alternative to Gooden entering drug rehabilitation program noted. [New York Mets general manager Frank CASHEN - announces Gooden's decision.] [Gooden's attorney Charles EHRLICH - acknowledges client's cocaine use.] Gooden's recent legal problems recalled. [December 1986, GOODEN - responds to Florida incident.] [Teammate Keith HERNANDEZ - hopes for the best for Gooden.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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