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Sports: Baseball, Horse Racing, Sudden Death Syndrome #140733

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 18, 1992
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Highlights shown from baseball game between Montreal Expos-New York Mets and the Wood Memorial horse race won by Devil His Due.

(Round Lake, Illinois: Armen Keteyian) Sudden death syndrome, which kills young athletes with defective hearts, examined; scenes and photos shown. [Coach Bob WARD, father Ralph BROWN - talk about death of teen Michael Brown.] Incident involving college basketball player Hank Gathers recalled. Use of echo cardiograms for early diagnoses of those prone to sudden death syndrome noted; scenes shown. [Pediatric cardiologist Dr. Richard WITTMER - comments.] [Round Lake, Illinois, high school principal Jim PRAULT, teammates Scott VOLLING, Jeff RANDALL - talk about Brown's death.] [BROWN - comments further.]

Reporter(s):
Gandolf, Ray;
Keteyian, Armen;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:04:40

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