Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files
Sound recording of the radio program "Face Off." Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts and Senator Alan K. "Al" Simpson of Wyoming debate the treatment of New York Yankees baseball manager Billy Martin by American League umpires. Following an incident and suspension of Martin, the umpires had said that Martin would be ejected from a Major League Baseball (MLB) game if he were to leave the dugout to challenge an umpire's call. The episode aired on Monday, June 13, 1988, on the Mutual Broadcasting System.