Billy Martin

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Birthday
16, 1928
Birthplace
Berkeley, CA
Death Date
Dec 25, 1989 (61)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1928
Birthplace
Berkeley, CA
Death Date
Dec 25, 1989 (61)

About

Yankees manager who was fired and re-hired four different times.

Before Fame

He was called Billy because his mother didn't want him to know he shared the same name as his father.

Trivia

Although he turned losing teams into winners, he was often in trouble for drinking excessively and for chasing off veteran players.

Family Life

He married his fourth wife Jill Guiver in 1988. He had a son named Billy and a daughter named Kelly.

Associated With

His career tenure was parodied on Lorne Michaels' Saturday Night Live.