NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 15, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(NYC: Robert Lipsyte) Prof. baseball umpire Pam Postema profiled; scenes shown. [POSTEMA - discusses job, effort to break into major league.] [Player Craig PIPPIN - praises Postema.] [Player Steve KEMP - thinks Postema's sex has made her job easier.] Postema recalled throwing Kemp out of game; photos shown. Bernice Gera's role in major league umpiring reviewed. [POSTEMA - comments.] [Dr. Robert GOULD - cites importance of Postema's efforts.] [Umpire Jack OUJO - hopes Postema makes it to major leagues because of her ability, not her sex.] [POSTEMA - comments.] [FANS - comment.] [POSTEMA - likes baseball.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Postema's commitment to reaching major leagues noted.