SPRING TRAINING ON "TODAY"

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  • March 12-20, 1963

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  • 35:00; b&w; sound; V-99 EA017; S. 828

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  • This is Kinescope footage of the "Today Show" with Jack Lescoulie as host. He visits the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland during spring training and the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Petersburg. Stan Musial is seen. After the second piece, there is a rolling list of temperatures from around the nation. Next are the Cincinnati Reds in Tampa. Frank Robinson is seen here. This is followed by an interview with Casey Stengel of the New York Mets. At the end of each interview with the team manager, Jack asks why they have not won the pennant and gets sent off the field by "irate" ball players.

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