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All of Matlin’s hard work on display for just 4 days

By Ferd Lewis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 18, 2013

~~<p>When he was 16 years old, David Matlin stood in a television truck in Detroit and told the astonished ABC production crew that the sportscaster on the air, Howard Cosell, was wrong.</p>
<p>Cosell had just made reference to Reggie Jackson&rsquo;s mammoth All-Star Game home run off the Tiger Stadium light tower coming in 1972 and Matlin had the temerity to immediately challenge him on it, saying it was 1971.</p>
~~

When he was 16 years old, David Matlin stood in a television truck in Detroit and told the astonished ABC production crew that the sportscaster on the air, Howard Cosell, was wrong.

Cosell had just made reference to Reggie Jackson’s mammoth All-Star Game home run off the Tiger Stadium light tower coming in 1972 and Matlin had the temerity to immediately challenge him on it, saying it was 1971. Login for more...



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