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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 07, 1980
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(Studio) United States Open Tennis Tourney championship match between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe said underway. Pro-football scores given. Tapes shown courtesy NBC and ABC Sports. promo. for "Monday Night Pro-Football Game" given. Report with regard to appointed of Maury Wills as manager of Seattle Mariners given. Bio. of Wills given. Book by Wills called "How To Steal A Pennant" described. Seattle said team with worst record in baseball. [WILLS - says he is prepared for this.] [Player Julio CRUZ - expresses delight with his new manager] [Player Bruce BOCHTE - says Wills is the best manager of people.] Suspension of Juan Beniquez by Wills explained. [Baltimore coach Frank ROBINSON - notes that major leagues have not yet had a successful black manager]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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