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Sports: Baseball, Basketball #109706

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 13, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Cardinals-Cubs baseball game and performances of indiv. players (named) reported; scenes shown courtesy NBC Sports. Sachio Kinugasa of Japan reported breaking Lou Gehrig's record; details given, scenes shown.

(No location given: Dan Lovett) Lakers player James Worthy featured; details given, scenes shown. [Mgr. Jerry WEST - explains keeping Worthy on team.] [WORTHY - cites business of basketball.] North Carolina coach Dean Smith mentioned, shown. [Coach Pat RILEY - considers Worthy's weak pts.] [Teammate Michael COOPER -praises Worthy.] [WORTHY - denies being introvert off the court.] [Teammate Kareem ABDUL-JABBAR, Celtics player Kevin McHALE - praise Worthy.] ["Los Angeles Examiner" spokesperson Frank BRADY and broadcaster Chick HEARN - compare Worthy with Dr. J. (Julius Erving), Connie Hawkins, Elgin Baylor.]

Lovett, Dan;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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