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Baseball / Umpires Strike #293935

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Strike by major league umpires examined; films shown. [FAN - resents strike's timing.] [Striker Bruce FROENNING - notes lack of offer by maj. leagues.] Umpires' demands and leagues' offers so far recalled. [National League president Chub FEENEY - opposes paying nonworking umpires.] Effect of using amateur umpires for playoffs noted. [Cubs manager Jim FREY, player Rich HEBNER - fear amateur umpires; incompetence.] [FAN - accepts situation.] Outcome of Cubs-Padres game mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Currier

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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