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Baseball / Rose and Gambling #122764

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1989
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Cincinnati, Ohio: Charles Thomas) Legal battle over ruling that postponed hearing between baseball commissioner and Pete Rose over gambling allegations reported; details given of baseball attorneys' appeal of Judge Norbert Nadel's decision that A. Bartlett Giamatti prejudged Rose. [GIAMATTI - responds.] Black Sox scandal of 1919 and founding of commissioner's ofc. recalled; historical baseball scenes shown. [Center for the Study of Sports Richard LAPCHICK - says commissioner's office has never been challenged before.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Thomas, Charles

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