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Billy MartinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1961 MLB Years: 1950-1961
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General Manager
World Series Champion

Positions2B-767, SS-118, 3B-97, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlfred Manuel Martin
Height5-11Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 16,1928PlaceBerkeley,California
Death DateDecember 25,1989 [61.223]
High SchoolBerkeley (Berkeley,CA)
MLB DebutApril 18,1950 [21.337]
OrganizationsNYA [7] CIN [1] CLE [1] DET [1] KC1 [1] MIN [1] MLN [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-21
TBC Player ID14809Retrosheet IDmartb105MLBAM ID118330
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Player Notes:   The New York Yankees retired his #1 on August 10,1986
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed65Power51Contact68XBH46RBIs56Runs67Hitting64Durability60Team.562Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya122b2234361091018003300000.250.308.361.66913239.250.111.194.3107.697.691.002.5636.0022.22
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya12b23515810151202014921005.259.328.345.67320365.306.086.138.3166.1513.852.250.000.0020.00
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya12b24109363329713333336223188008.267.323.344.66712519401.286.077.129.3145.497.731.410.75121.0019.59
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya12b25149587721512461575674356690019.257.314.395.70923245645.264.138.210.3236.678.681.302.3339.1329.80
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya12b2720708212019127901212.300.354.371.72526380.323.071.157.3268.7511.251.291.2570.0014.29
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya12b281214587612124594973305638508.264.310.397.70718238504.281.133.207.3165.9511.111.871.7950.8931.40
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya12b29431451235521122131412306.241.257.324.581478154.256.083.110.2571.959.094.670.65145.0022.86
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc142b297326533689392771122032107.257.295.415.71011021283.249.158.226.3154.247.071.673.1829.4430.88
1957Totals for AL-AL         116410451031451039921534444013.251.282.383.66515729437.251.132.185.2953.437.782.272.2941.0028.16
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet1ss30131498561271917425316623136016.255.279.339.61816927536.276.084.120.2762.9911.573.881.3171.1421.26
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12b31732423763709240281834225.260.290.401.6919716259.249.141.165.3033.096.952.253.4726.8925.40
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin12,172b321033173478171316012734021511.246.304.334.63810621347.267.088.170.2867.789.801.260.86105.6726.92
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33366100000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12b33108374449215563632134235309.246.275.361.63613526398.261.115.152.2823.2710.553.231.5162.3328.26
1961Totals for MLB-MLB         114380459215563632134335309.242.271.355.62613526404.257.113.150.2783.2210.643.311.4963.3328.26
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1021341942587713728643333429188355325523896.257.300.369.66912622293717.269.112.169.0005.069.551.891.7253.4226.11
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter52717172204497018301881920112178202910148.262.313.376.6896451181888.276.114.179.0005.939.431.591.5957.2326.28
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131498561271917425316623136016.255.279.339.61816927536.276.084.120.0002.9911.573.881.3171.1421.26
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter108374449215563632134235309.246.275.361.63613526398.261.115.152.0003.2710.553.231.5162.3328.26
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1033173478171316012734021511.246.304.334.63810621347.267.088.170.0007.789.801.260.86105.6726.92
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7326533689392771122032107.257.295.415.71011021283.249.158.226.0004.247.071.673.1829.4430.88
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter732423763709240281834225.260.290.401.6919716259.249.141.165.0003.096.952.253.4726.8925.40
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter66100000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162542671392241053553056594115.257.300.369.66920036590.269.112.169.0005.069.551.891.7253.4226.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya222B22--2416154140.9761.82------3464.714.3
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya223B1---------------342.90.6
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya232B23--36491158685.9883.70------5145.114.9
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya23SS6--710221917.8952.83------5111.83.9
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya233B2--231-65.8332.50------513.91.3
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya23OF1---------------512.00.6
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya242B107--244323992576567.9845.30------10998.269.5
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya252B146--37639012121778766.9855.25------14998.096.7
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya25SS18--1319253432.9411.78------14912.111.9
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya272B17--42442198886.9775.06------2085.011.0
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya27SS3--46111110.9093.33------2015.01.9
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya282B105--2412601084511501.9804.77------12186.868.2
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya283B16--1228534540.8892.50------12113.210.4
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1292B52--121111328235232.9874.46------7371.234.0
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya292B26--5867718132125.9474.81------4360.516.9
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1293B20--2924245553.9642.65------7327.413.1
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya293B13--1125123736.9732.77------4330.28.4
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129SS2--15-1661.0003.00------732.71.3
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet30SS88--1592291758405388.9584.41------13167.257.1
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet303B41--475935109106.9722.59------13131.326.6
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle312B67--147149137297296.9974.42------7391.843.5
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle313B4--341-87.8751.75------735.52.6
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin322B97--2282071152446435.9754.48------10394.263.0
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin332B105--2172241761458441.9634.20------10897.265.6
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33SS1---------------1080.90.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 10 season(s)-   2B767--173418407453236483574.9804.66------7670.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS118--1842692267475453.9543.84------1180.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B97--1041431314260247.9502.55------970.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya22---22-1-----
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya23---2362---1-
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya24---107-------
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya25---14618------
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya27---173------
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya28---105-16-----
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129---52220-----
1957New York YankeesALMLBnya29---26-13-----
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet30----8841-----
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31---67-4-----
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---97-------
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33---1051------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB24723250014002200000.217.280.348.6288125.200.131.2178.008.001.004.0023.0020.00
1953New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB256245121228101200000.500.520.9581.47823525.500.458.5424.008.002.008.0012.0041.67
1955New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB27725281104001500000.320.346.440.78611226.400.120.1603.8519.235.000.000.0025.00
1956New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB28727580023001600000.296.321.519.84014228.316.223.2593.5721.436.007.1413.5025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs28991533235191051500000.333.365.566.9315610104.354.233.2934.8114.423.004.8119.8030.30

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin37Assistant Coach16210260.630--1Sam MeleLost World Series (Dodgers)
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin38Assistant Coach1628973.5499.02Sam Mele
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin39Assistant Coach1629171.5621.03Sam Mele,Cal Ermer
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin40Assistant Coach1627983.48824.07Cal Ermer
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin41Manager1629765.599--1 Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1971Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Manager1629171.56212.02 
1972Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Manager1568670.551--1 Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex45Manager16257105.35237.06 
1973Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45Manager1628577.52512.03 
1974Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex46Manager1608476.5255.02 
1975New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya47Manager1608377.51912.03 
1975Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex47Manager1627983.48819.03 
1976New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya48Manager1599762.610--1 Lost World Series (Reds)
1977New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya49Manager16210062.617--1 Won World Series (Dodgers)
1978New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya50Manager16310063.613--1 Won World Series (Dodgers)
1979New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya51Manager1608971.55613.54 
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak52Manager1628379.51214.02 
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak53Manager1096445.587--1 Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak53General Manager1096445.587--1Billy MartinLost ALCS (Yankees)
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak54General Manager1626894.42025.05Billy Martin
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak54Manager1626894.42025.05 
1983New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya55Manager1629171.5627.03 
1985New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya57Manager1619764.6022.02 
1986New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya58Broadcaster1629072.5565.52Lou Piniella
1987New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya59Broadcaster1628973.5499.04Lou Piniella
1988New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya60Manager1618576.5283.55 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1962-04-03Released by Twins. 
1961-06-01TradeTraded by Braves to Twins for Billy Consolo. 
1960-12-03Purchased by Braves from Reds. 
1959-12-15TradeTraded by Indians with Cal McLish and Gordy Coleman to Reds for Johnny Temple. 
1958-11-20TradeTraded by Tigers with Al Cicotte to Indians for Ossie Alvarez, Ray Narleski and Don Mossi. 
1957-11-20TradeTraded by Athletics with Tim Thompson, Mickey McDermott, Lou Skizas, Tom Morgan and Gus Zernial to Tigers for Jim McManus, Kent Hadley, Frank House, John Tsitouris, Duke Maas, Jim Small and Bill Tuttle. 
1957-06-15TradeTraded by Yankees with Bob Martyn, Woodie Held and Ralph Terry to Athletics for Harry Simpson, Jim Pisoni and Ryne Duren. 
1949-10-13Purchased by Yankees from Oakland (PCL). 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.