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Sports / National League Baseball Playoffs #46449

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1977
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(Studio) Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies play 3rd game of playoff for National League baseball championship.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Report on game, which Dodgers win. Action of individual players noted.

(Studio) Soccer is latest sport to boost relations between China (PR) and US.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Diplomacy through sports has played part in bettering United States relations with China, in ping-pong, and Cuba, in basketball; could help with Romania and Nadia Comaneci's gymnastics. (Film shown.) Now China-US need boost, so there is soccer team from China touring United States for few days. Today they visit White House Team is hosted by National Committee on US-China relations Report on game between Chinese team and United States team, of mixed amateurs and professionals, at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium. Game ends in tie and friendship among players; Mao Tse-tung's dictum on sports cited.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Brown, Bob;
Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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