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Sports: Basketball / Rose / Baseball #71925

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 03, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Basketball game between Boston Celtics and Philadelphia reported; performances of Julius Erving and Larry Bird noted. Films shown, courtesy CBS Sports. Pete Rose's television commercials for Aqua Velva noted, shown. [Players Bob BOONE, Woody FRYMAN, Larry BOWA - praise Rose.] Probability that Rose will surpass Stan Musial's base hits record next month noted; his commitment to baseball examined. [ROSE - comments on his toes, age, Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks, love of ball.] Rose's attendance record outlined. [ROSE - comments on sliding into 3rd, his need for education, son.] [Bill LEE - thinks Rose's low center of gravity sustains him.] Los Angeles-Montreal game, and performances of players Fernando Valenzuela and Chris Speier reported; films shown.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Donaldson, Sam;
Schaap, Dick

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