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Martin Resignation From Yankees #54851

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1978
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(Studio) Resignation of Billy Martin as manager of New York Yankees baseball team reported Film shown of disagreement between Martin and Reggie Jackson. Photo shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Kansas City, Missouri) Details of Martin's announcement, made in Kansas City, given. [Yankee president Al ROSEN - discusses reasons for Martin's resignation, include alleged statements Martin made about Yankee owner George Steinbrenner.] Allusion made to relations between Jackson and Martin. New manager reported to be Bob Lemon.
REPORTER: Howard Cosell

Reporter(s):
Cosell, Howard;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:40

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