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Chicago Baseball Teams #49244

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 27, 1977
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(Studio) 1906 World Series was played entirely in Chicago, between White Sox and Cubs. There's possibility it may happen again. (Film shown.) White Sox, on Chicago's south side, are neck and neck with Minnesota Twins in American League w. division [Owner, Bill VEECK - doesn't know what's happening; it's like dream.] On Chicago's north side, Cubs are going for 1st pennant since 1945; fans cheer team on, under leadership of hero Ernie Banks. [BANKS - leads crowd in cheer.] [MAN - says it's best thing to happen since 1969.] [2nd MAN - notes increase in crowds.] General manager Bob Kennedy's assembling of team described. [KENNEDY - says it's blind luck.] Other teams Cubs must compete with to win pennant are Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates. [Former general manager Charlie GRIMM - is excited; plans to be here for World Series.]
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry

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