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Baseball Strike Ends #518262

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 31, 1981
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(Studio) Major league baseball strike reported ending; all-star game noted scheduled for next week
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) [Players' representative Marvin MILLER - thinks financial losses prompted owners to settle dispute.] Issues under discussion and final agreement discussed. [Yankee owner George STEINBRENNER - notes pols. of strike negotiations.] Fin. aspects of strike outlined.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) players' response to strike's settlement noted; films shown. [Players Phil NIEKRO, Alan ASHBY, Jerry DYBZINSKI - are anxious to begin playing.] Estimated cost of strike to player Steve Henderson noted. [White Sox owner Jerry REINSDORF - considers strike insane.] White Sox organist Nancy Faust shown, heard playing.
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

(Los Angeles, California) Strike's impact on business which normally profit from ball games examined. [PEOPLE - comment.] [Louie ROSENTHAL, FAN - express opposing views.] [Oakland A's president Roy EISENHARDT - anticipates adverse reaction from fans.] Estimated cost of strike for Los Angeles Dodgers mentioned. [GROUNDSMAN - acknowledges importance of fans.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Strikes' impact on record keeping noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cummins, Jim;
Frazier, Stephen;
Mudd, Roger;
Oliver, Don

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