NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 23, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to sports.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Studio) Return of Reggie Jackson to New York Yankees team after suspension for disobeying manager Billy Martin's orders noted. [MARTIN - hasn't talked to Jackson; will let this pass if Jackson wants to do so.] [Yankee pitcher Jim "Catfish" HUNTER - states opinion of Jackson.] [Coach Elston HOWARD - thinks hardest thing for Jackson will be facing teammates.] Jackson's appearance for game with White Sox reported [JACKSON - discusses situation and important of team's winning for pleasure of New York City fans.] Other reports with regard to Pete Rose's extension of hitting streak in game at Montreal, against pitcher Steve Rogers, in try for National League record; and Philadelphia Classic golf tournament, which Jack Nicklaus wins. Films shown, courtesy NBC Sports and CBS Sports.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap