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CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 30, 2002
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Shea Stadium, New York: Lee Cowan) The averting of a major league baseball strike after lengthy negotiations between players and owners featured; details given of the terms of the settlement. [Two PLAYERS – react.] [Players Union Donald FEHR†- says the trend of labor disputes ending in strikes in baseball has ended.] [Baseball commissioner Bud SELIG†- comments on the long hours of negotiating.] [“New York Daily News” columnist Bill MADDEN†- says this was probably a major victory for the owners.] [National League players representative B.J. SURHOFF†- says both sides compromised.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Wrigley Field: Maureen Maher) The loyalty of Chicago Cubs fans featured; scenes shown of fans at games. [Several FANS – comment on the Cubs and Wrigley Field.] [Chicago Cubs player Joe GIRARDI†- apologizes to the fans for the strike threat.]

Roberts, John;
Cowan, Lee;
Maher, Maureen

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