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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, General Manager of the Roanoke Buckskins and Former All-Star Baseball Player

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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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32 seconds
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. Piersall says being the general manager of a football team is very similar to playing professional baseball.
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