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AND ON THE SEVENTH DAY HE WAS STILL TALKING
Stan Isaacs
October 29, 1979
It is the seventh inning of a scoreless sixth game of the World Series, the Pirates' Tim Foli at bat, one out and speedy Omar Moreno on first. Foli hits a grounder over the mound to second base that Baltimore Shortstop Kiko Garcia tries to grab with his foot on the bag for a force play that might start a double play. But Garcia is unable to come up with the ball and both runners are safe. At the television microphone, Don Drysdale says Garcia should have moved up on the ball instead of hanging back at the base in hope of starting a double play. Howard Cosell says, "I think Moreno was in anyway, he was on the move," and drops that subject to extol Foli's ability to get his bat on the ball. Drysdale persists in making the baseball man's point, saying that Garcia should have made sure to get at least one out on the play. Cosell says, "Yes, you are right about that. He could have gotten the runner out at first."
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October 29, 1979

And On The Seventh Day He Was Still Talking

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ABC doesn't telecast the World Series again until 1981, so we are safe for a while from another week-long assault by Cosell. Until then, welcome back to Monday Night Football, Howard.

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