September 2, 1973

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1973 Billy Martin was fired as manager of the Detroit Tigers. Martin was relieved of his duties three days after ordering his pitchers to throw spitballs and paperwads at the Cleveland Indians batters. American League President Joe Cronin also gave Billy two weeks of detention as this was not his first offense.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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