ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Judd Rose) Umpire's ouster of pitcher Joe Niekro for doctoring balls with emery board reported; details given, scenes shown. [Mgr. Tom KELLY - claims Niekro's emery board is used on his nails.] [Umpire Dave PHILLIPS -explains decision.] [NIEKRO - denies wrongdoing.] Suspensions and fines for pitchers Gaylord Perry, Rick Honeycutt recalled. ["Washington Post" columnist Tony KORNHEISER - thinks pitchers can afford manicures in locker room.]
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