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New York Yankees / Friction In Club #494754

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 04, 1977
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(Studio) New York Yankees, most expensive baseball team in history, holds shaky lead in American League.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) [Yankee manager Billy MARTIN - expected team to be doing better.] Expectations noted. [Chris CHAMBLISS - explains reason for Yankees' problems.] June 18 film depicts friction within team. Humiliation of Reggie Jackson by Billy Martin recalled. Is rumored owner George Steinbrenner near to firing Martin. Fran Healy credited with avoiding rift. Thurman Munson role noted.
REPORTER: Dick Schapp

Brinkley, David;
Schapp, Dick

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