For the fortieth time as manager in Major League Baseball, Joe Girardi didn’t finish the game he started. While he could have been run from the game for stupidity, Girardi was instead tossed for inviting Washington Nationals hitting coach Kevin Long to meet him in the Philadelphia Phillies dugout. They...
A service to celebrate the life of Billy Martin will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Creston Baptist Church with Pastor Truman Leach and Bro. Ken Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery, Brewton Mill, LA under the direction of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. The family received friends after 5 pm on Tuesday, June 8 th at Creston Baptist Church located at 5315 LA-9, Creston, LA 71070.
Funeral services for William “Billy” Kenneth Martin, 77, will be held June 11 at 11 a.m. in Mt. Trolly Freewill Baptist Church with entombment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Timmy Hodge and the Rev. Marty Cox will be officiating the services. Mr. Martin, of Aynor, passed away at...
Do today’s listless Yankees need a fiery manager like Billy Martin? Stars from Bronx Zoo weigh in on poor start
When Billy Martin managed the Yankees for the first time in the mid-to-late 1970s, he’d often return home from night games to find his teenage son waiting up. Billy Joe Martin, who goes by Billy Jr., always knew that he’d have to wait a few minutes for his late-night quality time with dad to begin — how long depended on if the Yankees had lost and how they had lost.
Billy Martin managed the Yankees on five separate occasions and had a record of 556-385 (.591). He won two AL pennants and one World Series, and was ejected 14 times. (AP photos) New York Yankees principle owner George Steinbrenner laughs as Billy Martin answers reporters? questions at a news conference...
Auburn, NYCitizen Online
Auburn lost one of its all-time greats this past week, Billy Martin. He was a friend to all and I know so many of you will remember him with a smile. His brother Gerry was kind enough to share this eulogy he wrote for his brother along with some family photos. Billy has been my friend since childhood and I miss him so much already. Thank you, Billy Martin, for being a true Legend of Auburn, and friend to us all.
Alex Cora returns as Boston Red Sox manager in 2021. In doing so, he joins New York Yankees legend Billy Martin in MLB’s record book. According to the Boston Globe, “Cora is the fifth skipper to manage a team for an entire season then return after a one-year absence, the first since Billy Martin came back to the Yankees in 1985.”
Billy Martin, 89, of Hopkins, died Wednesday, February 10, 2021, weeks shy of what would have been his 90th birthday. Born March 4, 1931 in Columbia, SC, he was a son of the late William Mason Martin and Agnes Rose Sharpe Martin. Mr. Martin was a member of Belmont Baptist...
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Sports reading: ‘Billy Ball’ documents controversial manager Billy Martin’s unfulfilled homecoming with the Oakland A’s
But his homecoming 40 years ago helped revive a pathetically cheap and disrespected franchise that still carries some of his tenets. “Billy Ball: Billy Martin and the resurrection of the Oakland A’s,” authored by Dale Tafoya, highlights how quickly Martin, who grew up in nearby Berkeley, Calif., resurrected a pathetically funded and operated franchise that was sold less than a year after his arrival, only to see Martin’s abundance of power and weaknesses result in his dismissal.
Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History. With the offseason well underway, the Pinstripe Alley team has decided to continue the revived program in its new format. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us!