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Billy Martin (I) (1928–1989)

Billy Martin will always be remembered for his fiery personality, both on and off the field. Cleveland General Manager Frank Lane once said, "He's the kind of guy you'd like to kill if he's playing on the other team, but you'd like 10 of him on your side." Martin won the Most Valuable Player Award in the 1953 World Series, batting .500, with 12 ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1986 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
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 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Print ad for Miller Brewing Company's Lite Beer in "The Lite Beer Who's Who" with other spokesmen. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

"One's a born liar, the other's convicted." Martin in 1978 about Reggie Jackson and George Steinbrenner. The remark got him fired as the Yankees manager.

Trivia:

Played for the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League, in 1948 and 1949. After Casey Stengel, manager of the Oaks in 1948, was appointed New York Yankees manager for the 1949 season, he had the franchise acquire Martin as Stengel had admired his aggressive play. Martin debuted with the Yankees in 1950, and played for five World Series winners before being traded away in 1957 due to his ... See more »

Trademark:

Wore a crucifix on his baseball cap

Star Sign:

Taurus

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