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Sports / Tennis / Baseball Strike #72573

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 12, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) John McEnroe's win at Davis Cup tournament today over Tomas Smid reported; films shown courtesy ESPN. Jimmy Connors victory over Ivan Lendl noted. Continued major league baseball strike and probability that all-star game won't occur discussed; possibility of no World Series mentioned. [Federal mediator Ken. MOFFETT - calls situation nasty.] Moffett's success recently in negotiating air traffic controllers' threatened strike recalled; owners' negotiator Ray Grebey mentioned, shown. [MOFFETT - says ptys. are discussing his proposal.] [Players Association executive director Marvin MILLER - offered to take recommendation in total.] [GREBEY - explains rejection of proposal.] [MOFFETT - hopes for settlement.] Yankees owner George Steinbrenner said attending Davis Cup matches today with John McEnroe's father.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Donaldson, Sam;
Schaap, Dick

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