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Gilliam Death / World Series #255035

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 1978
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(Studio) Death on Sunday of long-time Los Angeles Dodger player and coach Jim "Junior" Gilliam noted. His funeral services today, after 1st game of World Series on Tuesday night, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Details given of ballgame, in which Davey Lopes hit 2 home runs to help Dodgers defeat New York Yankees. Funeral services for Gilliam in Los Angeles described. [LOPES - eulogizes Gilliam.] [Yankee player Reggie JACKSON - eulogizes Gilliam.] Dodgers' retirement of Gilliam's uniform, except for use by son who now plays Little League baseball, noted. Film shown, courtesy NBC Sports.

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, David

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