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Richard / Health #67161

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1980
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(Studio) Houston Astros pitcher J.R. Richard recalled suffering stroke during workout recently.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Houston, Texas) Richard's progress examined; films shown. His baseball career recalled. [July 16, RICHARD - comments on criticism.] [July - 16, team physician, Dr. Harold BRELSFORD - says its better that Richard work regularly with his tired arm.] [July 16, Astros manager Bill VIRDON says there's no chance of Richard hurting self seriously.] His July 20th stroke recalled; photos shown. [Astros player Enos CABELL - comments.] Richard's current condition outlined; letter from him to his teammates read. "Houston Post" article by Kenny Hand, criticizing Richard's performance prior to stroke quoted. [HAND - comments.] [Carolyn RICHARD - comments on husband.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Reporter(s):
Jarriel, Tom;
Schaap, Dick
Duration:
00:03:50

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