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Fri, 1980-11-21

On November 21, 1980, the New York Yankees fire manager Dick Howser, who led the club to a regular season record of 103 wins and 59 losses. Howser takes the fall for the Yankees’ disappointing performance in the playoffs-a three-game sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals.

 

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