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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 03, 1977
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(Studio) Cincinnati (Ohio) Reds baseball fans would like to see better relations between favorite team รบ& 1 of favorite players.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Tampa, Florida) (Film shown, courtesy NBC Sports.) Report on pay feud between Pete Rose and Reds' management Rose's part in 2 WorId Series wins for Reds noted; has led National League in runs batted in for 3 years; now wants $400,000 per year [ROSE - cites amount made by others; feels he's 1 of top players, with retirements of Hank Aaron and Willie Mays.] [Red's general manager Richard WAGNER - says ad taken by club management makes final statement and offer to Rose.] At exhibition between Reds and Philadelphia Phillies, Reds fans disagree with regard to Rose's salary. [Joan MYERS - says such salaries will ruin game and fans won't be able to afford tickets.] [Creighton GIBSON - says Rose is worth it.]
REPORTER: Tony Sargent

(Studio) Collapse of grandstand in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at game between Houston Astros and Texas Rangers noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Sargent, Tony

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