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Cuban Refugees / Baseball #511296

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1980
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(Studio) Scarcity of Cuban baseball players in major leagues due to age and historical factors noted; Luis Tiant of New York Yankees mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Miami, Florida) Eduardo Cajuso and Roberto Salazar said 1st Cubans to sign major league contract since 1961; both men said playing with Detroit teams. [Scout Orlando PENA - comments.] Problems faced by Pena in finding Cajuso and Salazar in refugee camps outlined. [PENA - comments.] [CAJUSO and SALAZAR - mention Reggie Jackson, David Concepcion.] Size of bonus if they make major league noted.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans

Chancellor, John;
Seamans, Ike

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