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Person of The Week (A. Bartlett Giamatti) #116025

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 06, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President of baseball's National League and ex-pres. of Yale Univ. A. Bartlett Giamatti featured. [GIAMATTI - says umpires can't be touched.] Incident in which Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose pushed umpire Dave Pallone during argument recalled; scenes shown from WWOR-TV. [GIAMATTI - says penalty given to Rose fits the infraction.] [Sportswriter Thomas BOSWELL - says fan violence can't be tolerated.] [Sportswriter Mike LUPICA - says Giamatti is making Rose the bad guy.] Scenes shown of crowd reaction to Rose-Pallone incident. [GIAMATTI - discusses crowd problems.] Scenes shown of crowd violence at British soccer matches.] [GIAMATTI - discusses alcohol sales at ball parks.] Giamatti's background detailed; photos, scenes shown. [GIAMATTI - talks about love of baseball.]

Jennings, Peter

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