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Sports: Indianapolis 500, Pro Basketball, Lansford #115889

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Rick Mears reported winning Indianapolis "500"; scenes shown. NBA pro basketball play-off game between Dallas Mavericks-Los Angeles Lakers reported; scenes shown from CBS Sports. Report introduced.

(Oakland, California: Dick Schaap) Unknown baseball star, Carney Lansford, of the Oakland A's, featured. [In 1981, baseball commissioner Bowie KUHN - can't name American League battinghampion] Game film of Lansford shown. [LANSFORD - talks about his anonymity.] [Teammates Mark McGWIRE, Dave PARKER - talk about Lansford.] More game film shown; players named. [Baseball commissioner Peter UEBERROTH - calls Lansford "a heckuva player."]

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Lansford's name emphasized.

Gandolf, Ray;
Jarriel, Tom;
Schaap, Dick

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