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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 01, 1981
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(Studio) Air traffic controllers' strike noted possibly affecting major league baseball.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Chicago, Illinois) Proposed contract reported approved by players. [Players' Association executive director Marvin MILLER - notes organization's primary aim in talks.] [Players Mark BELANGER, Tim BLACKWELL - comment.] [Courtesy CBS Sports, owners representative Ray GREBEY - praises contract.] Resumption of major league season said all but certain.
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Los Angeles, California) Training sessions for major league teams reported beginning; several teams featured in item. Films shown. Fans' baseball-oriented efforts during strike recalled. [Henry QUINTANA, Cheryl BERGLAND, Kim BERGLAND, Dodgers vice president Al CAMPANIS - comment on resumption of season.] [San Diego CHICKEN - cheers.]
REPORTER: Linda Douglass

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(NYC) New York Yankee pitcher Ron Davis' job as waiter during strike discussed. [DAVIS - comments on job.] His fins. during strike outlined. [DAVIS - thought waiting tables was fun.] His return for workout and resignation from restaurant job noted.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Blakely, Derrick;
Douglass, Linda;
Stahl, Lesley;
Young, Steve

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