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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 05, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to admission of Willie Mays into Baseball Hall of Fame introd.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Cooperstown, New York) History of Mays career noted. [Baseball scout Eddie MONTAGUE - talks about discovering Willie Mays.] [Leo DUROCHER - speaks about Mays.] [Vic WERTZ - comments on catch of fly by Mays in 1954 world series.] [MAYS - says believed could do anything on a ball field.] Willie Mays shown addressing kids in New York housing project where polo grounds used to be. [DUROCHER - says players who could not shine Mays' shoes make $800,000 today.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Young, Steve
Duration:
00:04:00

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