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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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 1986 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
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- The Unnatural (1986) ... Billy Martin
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- Special Delivery (1984)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads for Miller Brewing Company's Lite Beer alongside the entire roster of Lite Beer All-Stars spokespeople; "The First Lite Beer Camping Trip". 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:

Hired as New York Yankees' manager in July of 1975, replacing Bill Virdon. Fired mid-way through the 1978 season and replaced by Bob Lemon. Re-hired for the 1980 season. Brought back midway through the 1979 season, then fired after that season and replaced by Dick Howser. Managed the Oakland A's from 1980 to 1982. Re-hired by the Yankees in 1983, then fired after that season and replaced by Yogi ... See more »

Trademark:

Wore a crucifix on his baseball cap

Star Sign:

Taurus

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