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Washington Senators #215168

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 27, 1971
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(Studio) Washington Senators baseball team begins spring training.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Pompano Beach, Florida) Player Denny McLain suspended twice last year, traded to Washington after season. [McLAIN - says 1st spring training in 2 years] Player Curt Flood didn't play last year while suing to break contract clause binding players to 1 team. [FLOOD - says glad to be here, wants to have good season.] [Mgr. Ted WILLIAMS - says McLain and Flood important to baseball, think they realize baseball important to them; says used to be considered controversial as player, but never had trouble with manager, don't think will have trouble with McLain and Flood.]
REPORTER: Heywood Hale Broun

Broun, Heywood Hale;
Mudd, Roger

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