Sports MN Quiz: Who replaced Billy Martin as Twins manager in 1969?

On this day in 1969, Twins manager Billy Martin was fired by Calvin Griffith after Minnesota was swept out of the A.L. playoffs by the Baltimore Orioles. Can you name Billy's replacement? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Author:
Publish date:
Updated on

Bill Rigney replaced Billy Martin as Twins manager after the 1969 season.

Next Up

Related

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...

Who replaced Billy Martin as Twins manager?

On Oct. 22, 1969, the Twins named their fifth manager, to replace the mega-popular -- but recently-fired -- Billy Martin. Who was he? A) Ray Miller B) Johnny Goryl C) Bill Rigney For the answer, click on the headline above...