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Sports: Auto Racing / Chicago Cubs #71941

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 31, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Mario Andretti recalled declared winner of Indianapolis 500 after Bobby Unser was disqualified; Andretti's performance in Grand Prix of Monaco today examined. Films shown. Other drivers mentioned. Chicago Cubs fans noted include "Washington Post" columnist George Will, "Chicago Sun Times" columnist Mike Royko and President Reagan. [Steve GOODMAN - sings lament for Cubs.] Cubs' performance so far examined; team's record compared with that of New York Mets in 1962. Mrs. O'Leary's cow recalled; scenes from "In Old Chicago" shown courtesy MGM. Cubs last World Series, in 1945, recalled. [Player Rick REUSCHEL - comments.] Performance of Ernie Banks recalled. [BANKS - comments.] [GOODMAN - continues lament.] Cubs and Chicago White Sox reported losing their games today; details given.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Donaldson, Sam;
Schaap, Dick

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