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Stengel Dies / Career #485141

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1975
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(Studio) Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel, 85, dies. Switched to baseball from dentistry. As manager, won more pennants and world series titles than anyone. Given cup upon retirement for longest and most intricate sentence.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New York) In 1953 after New York Yankees won world series, Stengel talked of victory. [STENGEL - speaks of Yankees winning 5 championships. Says they did work to make him manager of winning team.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Stengel recently told Associated Press he would have been astronaut if he could have done something else.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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