ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(NYC) Dave Winfield reported signing with New York Yankees for huge sum. [WINFIELD - announces deal.] Details of contract outlined; Winfield Fndn. mentioned. Winfield noted now highest-paid player in baseball history; his athletic performance examined. Films shown, courtesy Major League Baseball; Nolan Ryan of Houston Astros mentioned as only other player matching or exceeding Winfield's salary. Catfish Hunter and Reggie Jackson mentioned. [Yankees owner George STEINBRENNER - comments on inflation.] Steinbrenner's purchase of Yankees for less than he's paying winfield recalled.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap
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