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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 March

WSLS-TV Reporter Bill Walker Interviews Jimmy Piersall, Former All-Star Major League Baseball Player, About Acclimating to His New Position as General Manager of the Roanoke Buckskins

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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1 min., 26 sec.
Former all-star baseball player Jimmy Piersall tells WSLS-TV reporter Bill Walker about his new position as general manager of the Roanoke Buckskins, a professional football team. In order to acclimate to his new surroundings and career, Piersall says he has been acquainting himself with businessmen and area professionals, speaking at high schools across the Roanoke, Va., area, and hosting baseball clinics.
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