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Indiana / Pan American Games #317448

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 06, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Managua, Nicaragua: David Dow) Nicaragua's passion for baseball and their team's prospects in Pan American Games at Indianapolis, Indiana, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Player Carol LAMSON, manager, Argelio CORDOBA - anticipate games.] [Major league player Dennis MARTINEZ - thinks baseball is more important to Nicaraguans than pols.] Defense minister Humberto Ortega Saavedra, President's brother, cited as example;details given, scenes shown. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) believes peoples of United States and Nicaragua can be united in baseball.] Baseball's history here reviewed. Top players named, shown. [PLAYER - wants to reach major leagues via Pan American games; remarks transcribed on screen.] Children's (named) goals described.

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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