NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 03, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Radio announcers for Cincinnati Reds reported reprimanded for allegedly inciting fans to unruly behavior. Report introduced.
(NYC: Robert Lipsyte) Recreational violence featured; details given, scenes shown. [National Baseball League president A. Bartlett GIAMATTI - comments on fan violence.] Scenes shown of Reds manager Pete Rose's argument with umpire Dave Pallone. [ROSE - apologizes but defends actions.] Giamatti noted giving tough punishment to Rose because of crowd's behavior. [GIAMATTI - says acts have consequences.] [Representative John PORTER - criticizes Rose.] [Cincinnati FAN - defends Rose.] Fan participation outlined. [GIAMATTI - comments on baseball jungle.]