ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 04, 1969
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(Studio) Chicago Cubs lead E. division National League by 7 games.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Chicago, Illinois) "Bleacher bums" are Cubs' superfans. Mgr. Leo Durocher says never seen anything like them. Pitcher Dick Selma unofficial cheerleader for bums, who all wear yellow hard hat. Outfielder Willie Smith wears 1 of their hats during warm-up. Smith hits homer; crowd goes wild. Heap abuse on other team.
REPORTER: Bill Lawrence
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