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Woman Baseball Player #218785

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 22, 1971
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(Studio) Thursday 1st anniversary of women's strike for equality.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Pittsfield, Massachusetts) Gloria Jean Jackson trying out for Pittsfield minor league baseball team; film shows Jackson fielding, batting. [Player Rick GUARNERIA - says she throws well; would be new experience to have girl on team.] [JACKSON - says willing to play; needs to work on hitting; newsmen create pressure for her; doesn't intend to make fool out of organized baseball.] [Pittsfield owner Pat McKERNAN - doesn't think Jackson good enough to make team yet; Jackson best girl baseball player has ever seen.]
REPORTER: Heywood Hale Broun

Broun, Heywood Hale;
Rather, Dan

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