NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Cincinnati Reds' Pete Rose and his chance at equalling long-standing baseball record.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) Background on Rose's career in baseball given; films shown. His chance to equal National League consecutive hits record, set by Tommy Holmes in 1945, at game in New York City reported [ROSE - doesn't think there's pressure; is hitting well and looks for 2 or 3 hits. Discusses crowd reactions to him.] Possibility of Rose's going for major league record of straight hits, set by Joe DiMaggio of New York Yankees in 1941, noted.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap
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