Search the Archive

Baseball / Brett's Bat #291893

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 28, 1983
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) American League reported reversing umpire's decision in Sunday baseball game between Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees in which Yankees manager Billy Martin complained about amount of pine tar on Royals hitter George Brett's bat; details recalled, films shown. [American League president Lee MacPHAIL - announces decision; discusses need for rule to be rewritten.] Incident's impact on last night's congress baseball game shown. [WOMAN - thinks too much "molasses" is cheating.] [Yankees owner George STEINBRENNER - reacts to reversal.] [Royals manager Dick HOWSER - is pleased.] [MacPHAIL - will clean bat and return it to Brett.] Current status of game noted. Yogi Berra quoted.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.