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Baseball / Wrigley Field #117785

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Dick Schaap) Change in tradition at Chicago Cubs' baseball park, Wrigley Field, reported; details given of decision to erect lights for night baseball in park, scenes shown. ["Chicago Tribune" columnist Mike ROYKO - comments on Cubs' failure to win pennant.] [Author Studs TERKEL - talks about day baseball.] Effect of new lights on area residents reported [Baseball in Sunshine president Charlotte NEWFELD - comments.] Neighborhood's opposition to night games explained. [ROYKO - comments.] Scenes shown of Ronald Reagan portraying baseball player in movie. [ROYKO - says decision is no big deal.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Schaap, Dick
Duration:
00:02:30

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