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Little Leaguers / Girls and Boys #476551

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 08, 1974
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(Studio) In New Jersey, Little Leaguers try out for team; girls included.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Middletown, New Jersey) Tryout day film shown. [Mrs. Betty HOADLEY - believes new trend is to lessen pressure on boys to be more masculine.] Chris Hoadley benefits from new ruling, allowing girls on Little League teams. Fight to get girls in Little League went to legislature [Coach Martin GITTLEMAN - says if girls capable of playing ball, they'll play.] In some towns, Little League season suspended indefinitely over matter.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard

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