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Oakland A's #277195

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1981
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(Studio) Oakland A's success in baseball this year noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Oakland, California) A's season so far, include game with New York City last night, examined; television commercial featuring manager Billy Martin and "Billy Ball" concept shown, discussed. Impact of situation on Oakland examined. [City manager-designate Henry GARDNER - notes boost given city by A's and Raiders.] Congress efforts to prevent Raiders from moving to Los Angeles cited. [Oakland Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Lex BYERS - claims move would hurt city.] [MARTIN - wonders about last victories of 49er's and Giants; comments on San Francisco.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob

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