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Top seed Earl Anthony meets Cliff McNealy in the final match of the 1979 Long Island Open. It would be Anthony's first title since his heart attack on June 20th, 1978. Earlier in the telecast (not seen here), Tom Baker makes his first national TV appearance, defeating Joe Berardi, before falling to 3 seed Cliff McNeely, who goes on to defeat 2 seed Mark Roth to advance to the final. This telecast also came days after Nelson Burton, Jr. and Dave Soutar had been voted into the PBA Hall of Fame. Chris Schenkel on play-by-play. Nelson Burton, Jr. on color. Garden City Bowl, Garden City, NY. March 31, 1979