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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 1976
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(Studio) Baseball commissioner, Bowie Kuhn, orders spring training to start.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tampa, Florida) 1/2 of champions, Cincinnati Reds, show up for training. Most had practiced at Little League parks since owners locked them out of camps March 1. [Catcher Johnny BENCH - says players not concerned with owner-player dispute.] Dispute ctrs. on players' right to sign with any club after playing out their contract. [Mgr. Sparky ANDERSON - says Reds will be ready to play opening day.] Season starts April 8.
REPORTER: Dave Briggs

Briggs, Dave;
Chancellor, John

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