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World Series #248966

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 14, 1977
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(Studio) 3rd game of World Series takes place tonight in Los Angeles; yankees and Dodgers are tied 1 game apiece, there's controversy with regard to behavior of yankee fans and Yankees argue among themselves.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Dodgers have had good weather and good fans since moving to Los Angeles from Bronx; few games are rained out and fans don't act as NYC'ers do. Exs. cited. (Films shown.) [Dodger Reggie SMITH - says NYC fans cease to see it as game.] [Dodger Davey LOPES - says maybe fans take frustrations out on players.] [Yankees' manager Billy MARTIN - says it happens all over cntry.] Bickering between Reggie Jackson and Martin and other Yankees and owner George Steinbrenner noted. Dodgers seem just opposite; Lasorda has bet with outfielder Dusty Baker as to most important - worry right now. Los Angeles is to be city of 1984 Olympics and odds- makers say its baseball team will take Series, as they did last time they played Yankees in Series 14 years ago.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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