CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 03, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(NYC: Harold Dow) William White reported named first black president of baseball's National League; details given, scenes shown from White's career in baseball. White noted bdcsting. with Phil Rizzuto. [WHITE - comments on appointed] Minorities noted not prominent in baseball management; racial statistics illustration [Baltimore Orioles manager Frank ROBINSON, Northeastern Univ. spokesperson Richard LAPCHICK - comment on racism in major league baseball.] Player Jackie Robinson's role in breaking barriers for minorities recalled. [Atlanta, Georgia, Mayor Andrew YOUNG - comments on White's appointed]
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