During the 'Golden Age of Television', Rudy played the team manager
in a remarkable live broadcast entitled
"Bang The Drum Slowly".

Dutch (Rudy Bond), the team manager of The Mammoths baseball team, is is preparing to give Bruce Pierson (Albert Salmi) a real dressing down

The reprimanding begins while Henry Wiggen (Paul Newman) looks on in the background.

And now Dutch gives Henry a piece of his mind

Contract negotion time with the club owners

At a party, Dutch takes the loaded gun away from Piney Woods (George Peppard) who accidentally shot out a light while showing off

But Dutch is still in a mood to celebrate

Here is a scene in the dugout during an important baseball game


This photo ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper on June 5, 1959, announcing the premiere of the new show, Brenner, the following day:

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