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Baseball / McLain #1688

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 13, 1968
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(Studio) 34 years ago, Dizzy Dean won 30 games for Saint Louis Cardinals. Dennis Dale McLain of Detroit Tigers will try for 30th win against Oakland Athletics Saturday
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit, Michigan) Denny McLain called "the mighty mouth", "the menace" and "maestro". McLain, 24, prefers organ to baseball. [MCLAIN - says baseball is big business and there are other things he wants to do. Would like musical career.] Shown playing with combo. [MCLAIN - says he is family man and not like newspapers report him to be. Intros. 2 children. Won't leave family alone again.] Shown pitching. [MCLAIN - says must be cocky in this game. Likes to say what's on his mind; won't ever have ulcer.]
REPORTER: Dave Diles

(Studio) McLain says it'll cost Detroit $100,000 to get him for next year
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Diles, Dave;
Reynolds, Frank

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