ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 31, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Andre Agassi reported winning tennis tournament in Stratton Mtn., VT; scenes shown from ESPN. Boxing bout between James (Buddy) McGirt-Howard Davis reported; scenes shown. Induction of Willie Stargell into baseball Hall of Fame reported; scenes shown. Baseball games between New York Mets-Pittsburgh Pirates and Boston Red Sox-Milwaukee Brewers reported; scenes shown from WWOR and WVTV. Boston Red Sox manager Joe Morgan featured; details given of firing of manager John McNamara &replacement by Morgan and resulting win streak, scenes shown. [MORGAN - comments on managerial job.] Game scenes shown. [MORGAN, players Ellis BURKS, Mike GREENWELL - comment on team.] Feud between Morgan and veteran player Jim Rice reviewed. [MORGAN, RICE - comment on incident.] Morgan's baseball career reviewed. [Boston MTA equipment operator Tom TRACY - talks about Morgan's winter job as snowplow operator.] [MORGAN - comments.]
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