Search the Archive

Baseball / Betting #328713

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 24, 1989
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: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) Impact of betting upon baseball examined; details given, scenes shown from Las Vegas, NV. [Las Vegas Oddsmaker Roxy ROXBOROUGH -says baseball betters are consistent.] [Pro. gambler Lem BANKER - doesn't think betting on baseball means that games are fixed.] [Golden Nugget Casino spokesperson Russ CULVER - recalls World Series scandal in 1919.] Gambling scandal in 1947 recalled; Brooklyn Dodgers manager Leo Durocher mentioned banned for life. Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle recalled banned temporarily for their association with gambling. [Former commissioner Bowie KUHN - comments.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Chung, Connie

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.