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Drugs and Sports #303587

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 16, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Informant's testimony on drug trafficking in and around Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium, with both football and baseball players, examined. [INFORMANT - discusses situation.] Players testifying so far mentioned include Rod Scurry, Lonnie Smith and Tim Raines all former drug abusers. [INFORMANT - describes dealers' presence at stadium.] Baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth's mandatory drug testing program for all maj. league personnel except players recalled, explained. [Umpire Don DECKINGER - considers testing an invasion of privacy, but will cooperate due to innocence.] [Player Bill MADLOCK - opposes testing.] Yankees noted hiring former FBI agents to keep surveillance on players. [Player Don BAYLOR - believes Yankees are clean.] Grand jury reported issuing indictments next week
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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