January 11, 1983 in History
Event:
Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 3rd time




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Billy Martin History:
December 25, 1989 - Billy Martin, New York Yankee manager, killed in a car accident at 61
August 10, 1986 - Billy Martin Day, his uniform number 1 retired
October 27, 1985 - Billy Martin is fired by Yankees for 4th time
September 22, 1985 - Billy Martin's right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson
April 28, 1985 - Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 4th time
October 20, 1982 - Billy Martin fired as manager of Oakland A's
July 8, 1982 - Billy Martin records his 1,000th career win as a manager
November 12, 1981 - Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year for the Oakland A's
November 20, 1980 - Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year for the Oakland A's
April 25, 1980 - A's manager Billy Martin restrained by umps from attacking a fan
October 29, 1979 - Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)
October 24, 1979 - Billy Martin punches a marshmallow salesman, puts job in jeopardy
October 23, 1979 - Billy Martin is involved in a barroom altercation with Joseph Cooper, a Minnesota marshmallow salesman. Cooper requires 15 stitches
June 19, 1979 - In New York 36,211 show up to witness return of Billy Martin as Yank manager
June 18, 1979 - Billy Martin becomes Yankee manager (2nd time), replacing Bob Lemon
May 24, 1979 - Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar
February 22, 1979 - Billy Martin named manager of Oakland A's
July 29, 1978 - On Old Timer's Day, New York Yankees announce that Billy Martin will return as New York Yankee manager in 1980 and Bob Lemon will become General Manager
July 24, 1978 - Billy Martin resigns as Yankee manager after "one is a born liar the other a convicted one" comment about Steinbrenner and Jackson
June 18, 1977 - Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson get into a dug out altercation
April 21, 1977 - Billy Martin pulls Yankee line-up out of a hat, beats Blue Jays 8-6
October 28, 1976 - Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (New York Yankees)
August 1, 1975 - Billy Martin replaces Bill Virdon as manager of New York Yankees
July 21, 1975 - Billy Martin fired as Texas Rangers manager
October 24, 1974 - Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (Texas Rangers)
July 14, 1974 - Billy Martin is 1st AL manager ejected by ump from 2 games in 1 day
September 8, 1973 - Billy Martin named manager of Texas Rangers
September 2, 1973 - Billy Martin fired as manager of Tigers
October 2, 1970 - Billy Martin named manager of Detroit Tigers
December 13, 1969 - Billy Martin fired as Twins' manager
October 13, 1969 - Billy Martin (97-65) is fired as manager of AL West-winning Twins
October 11, 1968 - Billy Martin named manager of Twins
June 15, 1957 - Yankees trade Billy Martin and Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran
May 16, 1957 - Yankees involved in Copacabana Incident, leads to Billy Martin trade
October 5, 1953 - 50th World Series sees New York Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2, as New York Billy Martin's 12 hits set record; Yankees win record 5th consec WS
May 16, 1928 - Billy Martin, baseball 2nd baseman and manager, New York Yankees, Oakland A's


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