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Sports: Auto Racing, Pro Basketball, Baseball #153662

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 01, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Dick Schaap) Highlights shown from a car crash in the San Marino grand prix race that resulted in the death of champion driver Ayrton Senna; from pro basketball playoff games between New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets and the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers and from a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves. The return of wounded umpire Steve Palermo, hired by baseball to explore ways to speed up the game, featured; scenes shown of him talking to umpires, managers and players. [Manager Sparky ANDERSON, ex-player George BRETT, PALERMO - talk about the game.] KSTW-TV's edited presentation of Seattle Mariners' games in one hour detailed; scenes shown of a rapid-fire replay. [Baseball enthusiast George WILL - reacts.]

Schaap, Dick;
Simpson, Carole

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