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Baseball / George Powles #215762

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 27, 1971
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(Studio) Baseball players Vada Pinson, Curt Flood and Frank Robinson played for same Oakland, California, high school coach.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Oakland, California) McLymond High School attended by baseball players and basketball player, Bill Russell. [Coach George POWLES - says frustrated player, coaching next best thing could do.] [Vada PINSON - says Powles helped me get used to speaking in public.] [Curt FLOOD - says Powles provided incentive difficult to come by in ghetto.] [Frank ROBINSON - says Powles always ready to help or talk about baseball.] [POWLES - says kids don't play baseball as much as used to; says Frank Robinson called not long ago, advised him on hitting.] [PINSON - says Powles helped me along right road.] [POWLES - says wouldn't change anything; looking forward to retirement next year]
REPORTER: Heywood Hale Broun

Reporter(s):
Broun, Heywood Hale;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:06:20

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