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Why was Billy Martin fired after one season as Twins manager?

On Oct. 11, 1968, the Twins hired Billy Martin as manager. After leading the 1969 team to the AL West title, he was fired. Why? A) He publicly stated St. Paul's streets were devised by "drunken Irishmen." B) He won too many baseball games. C) He duked it out with one of his pitchers. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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C)Billy Martin, despite taking the Twins to the playoffs with a 97-65 record, was fired after the season following an August 1969 fight in Detroit with one of his pitchers, Dave Boswell.

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