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McLain Suspended #9218

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 1970
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(Studio) Detroit pitcher Denny McLain suspended from baseball by Commissioner Bowie Kuhn after rumors of involvement with gamblers.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No location given) [KUHN - says met with McLain and that his involvement leaves no alternative but to suspend him; action taken based on admissions not allegations.] [Denny McLAIN - interviewed.] Articles commissioner referred to in "Sports Illustrated" say `67 foot injury result of run-in with Cosa Nostra.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds (narrates)

(Detroit, Michigan) [Vito GIACALONE - says no truth to injury story.]
REPORTER: Dave Diles

Diles, Dave;
Reynolds, Frank

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